The tsunami warning agency said that dangerous earthquake tsunami waves are possible from this earthquake within the next three hours. There is no news of any kind of loss of life or property due to the earthquake.
The tsunami has been confirmed in the South Pacific Ocean due to a 7.7 magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale on Thursday. Due to this, a situation of danger has been created in the surrounding areas. According to the US Department of Geological Survey, the earthquake occurred about 415 km east of Wao, north of New Caledonia, after midnight local time Thursday.
According to America’s Tsunami Warning Center, “dangerous tsunami waves” have also been shown to rise on many shores. The center issued tsunami warnings ranging from 0.3 to one meter (1 to 3.3 feet) for Vanuatu, New Zealand and Fiji. Fiji’s Seismological Department tweeted that, 0.3 meter waves have hit the coastal region here.
Australian Meteorological Bureau also confirmed
The Australian Meteorological Bureau has also confirmed news of tsunamis caused by the 7.7 magnitude earthquake. The Australian Meteorological Bureau confirmed the tsunami in a tweet, stating that there is danger on Lord Howe Island. The bureau said that this earthquake has occurred near Loyalty Islands. However, there is no risk of tsunami for Australia.
Alert issued in New Zealand
New Zealand has alerted all its emergency agencies in view of the tsunami warning after the earthquake. A warning has also been issued to people living around the sea. New Zealand’s National Emergency Management Department has issued a statement asking people living in coastal areas to move away from there.
The disaster agency said, “After this earthquake of 7.7 magnitude, unusual and dangerous waves are expected to rise in coastal areas of New Zealand. People around the sea are appealed to the coast and coast areas, ports and rivers. Get away from it. “
Tsunami alert in these countries
Tsunamis may be threatened in some coastal areas of Vanuatu, New Zealand and Fiji. Small waves are expected to rise in other countries including Australia, Cook Islands and American Samoa.
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