JUST IN: 7.3-magnitude earthquake recorded off the northeast coast of New Zealand, USGS says.
New Zealand authorities warn those who felt earthquake near coast to “move immediately to the nearest high ground, or as far inland as you can.” pic.twitter.com/30EI2t00NH
— NBC News (@NBCNews) March 4, 2021
We have issued a TSUNAMI WARNING for New Zealand coastal areas following the magnitude 7.3 earthquake near EAST OF THE NORTH ISLAND NEW ZEALAND. There is a LAND and MARINE TSUNAMI THREAT. An EMA will be issued to areas under land and marine tsunami threat.
— National Emergency Management Agency (@NZcivildefence) March 4, 2021