Earthquake 7,8 points in the Kermadec Islands: tsunami height was more than a meter

Earthquake 7,8 points in the Kermadec Islands: tsunami height was more than a meter

Wave height of a tsunami that originated after a powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake in the Pacific Ocean off the Kermadec Islands, amounted to little more than a meter.

The arrival of such a wave was recorded at two stations. Negative effects of the tsunami on the Kermadec Islands region, north-east of New Zealand, is not registered, the alarm is removed, said Sakhalin Tsunami Center.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a powerful earthquake in the Kermadec Islands were registered at 23:03 MSK on July 6. The threat of a tsunami was declared for New Zealand and for the islands of Tonga, according to ITAR-TASS.

Like this post? Please share to your friends: