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National Advisory: Tsunami Advisory For New Zealand CANCELLED

Published: Fri 5 Mar 2021 05:57 AM
Message No: 5
Issued 06:01 05 March 2021
This message is current and replaces all/any previous messages for this event.NATIONAL ADVISORY: TSUNAMI ACTIVITY – CANCELLED
The National Advisory issued following the magnitude 7.3 earthquake near EAST OF THE NORTH ISLAND NEW ZEALAND at 2021-03-05 2:27 AM New Zealand Daylight Time is cancelled.
Based on GNS Science's modelling and ocean observations on tide gauges and the New Zealand DART Buoys, our science advice is that the threat of strong and unusual currents has now passed for all parts of New Zealand including the Chatham Islands.Additional InformationEarthquake details:Origin time:1327 UTC MAR 4 2021NZ time:2021-03-05 02:27Co-ordinates:37.8 SOUTH 179.5 WESTDepth:10 KM / 6 MILESLocation:EAST OF THE NORTH ISLAND NEW ZEALANDMagnitude:7.3Further information:
This is the last message via the National Warning System for this event.Useful websites:
www.civildefence.govt.nz
Twitter @NZCivilDefenceIssued by:
Message authorised by the National Controller.Note:
The National Emergency Management Agency was established on 1 December 2019, replacing the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management.

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