April 13, 2021

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New Zealanders can return home after tsunami alert withdrawn | Now

Tens of thousands of New Zealanders are being allowed to return home after being ordered evacuated due to the upcoming tsunami. Meanwhile, the National Bureau of Disaster Response (NEMA) reports that the biggest waves have passed and the alert level has been lowered. Twitter. No one was injured.

People living on the east coast of the North Island, Become Search for more land from Thursday to Friday (local time) as there are continuous severe earthquakes in the Pacific Ocean. Very bad earthquake Was Size 8.1.

The first tsunami alert was issued in the morning, but was re-issued by a new earthquake. Meanwhile, the alert level has weakened and, according to the NEMA, there is no longer any danger to coastal residents. In films Local authorities You can see how big waves are coming ashore in Tokomaru Bay.

The last earthquake was reported in the Kermatech Islands, about 800 kilometers off the coast of the North Island. The quake also triggered tsunami warnings for other Pacific islands, including Samoa, Fiji and New Caledonia. Warnings for those islands are still active.

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