Strong earthquake jolts New Zealand

Strong earthquake jolts New Zealand

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Strong earthquake jolts New Zealand

A strong earthquake jolted New Zealand on Thursday. The quake measured 7.3 on the Richter Scale and struck east of New Zealand's north Island. NEMA and GNS Science are assessing the earthquake parameters to determine if there is a tsunami risk to New Zealand.

"We are assessing whether the M7.3 EAST OF THE NORTH ISLAND NEW ZEALAND earthquake at 2021-03-05 2:27 AM has created a tsunami that could affect New Zealand. We will provide an update as soon as the initial assessment has been completed," National Emergency Management Agency said in a tweet.

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