Major 8.1 Earthquake Near New Zealand

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Major 8.1 Earthquake Near New Zealand

9 hours agoAnthony Watts39 Comments

There may be a Tsunami as a result of this big quake. A previous quake reading 7.4 caused a Tsunami warning, which has sine been lifted. This new one may change that situation.

From USGS:

M 8.1 – Kermadec Islands, New Zealand

Time 2021-03-04 11:28:30 (UTC-08:00)
Location 29.729°S 177.262°W
Depth 10.0 km

There was also a 7.4 and a 5.5 near the same fault area.

h/t to Ed Berardi

UPDATE:https://platform.twitter.com/embed/Tweet.html?creatorScreenName=wattsupwiththat&dnt=true&embedId=twitter-widget-0&frame=false&hideCard=false&hideThread=false&id=1367571099123335171&lang=en&origin=https%3A%2F%2Fwattsupwiththat.com%2F2021%2F03%2F04%2Fmajor-8-1-earthquake-near-new-zealand%2F&siteScreenName=WattsUpWithThat&theme=light&widgetsVersion=e1ffbdb%3A1614796141937&width=550px

Source: https://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/

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