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New Zealand earthquake: Enormous 6.9-magnitude shake hits triggering tsunami warnings – Mirror Online

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has warned that tsunami waves are possible within 300 km (180 miles) of the earthquake’s epicenter

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A 6.9 magnitude earthquake has struck New Zealand triggering warnings of a possible hazardous tsunami.
The United States Geological Survey said the earthquake struck early on Friday.
It prompted warnings from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center that tsunami waves were possible within 300 km (180 miles) of the earthquake’s epicenter.
The US Geological Survey initially pegged the quake at 7.3, but has since revised it down to 6.9.
It said that the quake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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