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Tsunami hits New Zealand after 7.4 magnitude quake

A tsunami warning alert is seen on a notice board above State Highway 1 in New Zealand’s Wellington early on Nov 14, following an earthquake centred some 90 kilometres north of Christchurch.


AN earthquake with a magnitude of 7.4 struck central New Zealand just after midnight, the US Geological Survey said, generating a tsunami that hit the northeast coast of the South Island.

New Zealand's Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management warned of the risk...

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