Severe earthquake of M 7.3 caused Tsunami Warning in New Zealand

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A strong earthquake of magnitude 7.3 struck New Zealand at 2:27Am (local time) today. The quake struck about 110 miles northeast of Gisborne on the North Island. A tsunami warning was issued immediately after the earthquake by New Zealand’s National Emergency Management Agency, and residents were asked to evacuate.

Since the first quake, at least 4 aftershocks have been reported. So far, there are no reports of damage or injuries.

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M 7.3 – 174 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand

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