Tsunami Christchurch Earthquake New Zealand

Earthquake with Risk Tsunami Hit New ZealandTsunami earthquake risk in New Zealand. Magnitude 7.8 on the Richter scale, the quake was centered about 50 kilometers north of the city of Christchurch on Sunday (13/11). With the magnitude of an earthquake, Civil Defence Department immediately issued a tsunami warning. Via his Twitter account, the Civil Defense hopes residents in the eastern coast of New Zealand to immediately evacuate. "The tsunami is likely to arrive in the eastern part of the island in a short time. Immediately move to high land, "the warning said. - Supermoon Australia

The next update of the earthquake and tsunami is still not available. Christchurch been hit by an earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale in 2011. In a natural disaster, 185 people were killed and thousands more injured. "Our area is safe for a few months. So this earthquake building old memories, "said Chet Wah, owner of Designer Cottage B & B in Christchurch, told CNN. Christchurch is a popular city with a population of over 340 thousand people. While New Zealand familiar "called" earthquake considering they are bertemuan region between the Indo-Australian plate and the Pacific. New Zealand is also part of the Pacific ring of fire. That is, a lot of earthquakes and volcanoes.

Tsunami Threat After New Zealand Rocked by Strong Earthquake - Magnitude-7.8 quake struck near Christchurch, prompting warnings of 16-foot waves on parts of country’s east coast. A powerful earthquake struck New Zealand near the city of Christchurch, causing strong jolts felt more than 120 miles away and prompting a tsunami threat along the country’s east coast. The quake, which the U.S. Geological Survey initially recorded as magnitude 7.4 but later raised to 7.8, struck just after midnight Sunday and was centered 93 kilometers (57 miles) northeast of Christchurch, on the country’s South Island.
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