WORLD NEMA warns locals to evacuate immediately after 8-magnitude quake strikes off New Zealand

WORLD

NEMA warns locals to evacuate immediately after 8-magnitude quake strikes off New Zealand

Xinhua

10:08, March 05, 2021

Vehicles slowly run to high ground in Whangarei, New Zealand, March 5, 2021. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) of New Zealand on Friday launched the third consecutive tsunami warning after an 8-magnitude quake, the third strong quake overnight, rattled at 8:25 a.m. local time at the Kermadec Islands, around 1,100 km north of the North Island of New Zealand. (Skykiwi/Handout via Xinhua)

People gather on high ground in Whangarei, New Zealand, March 5, 2021. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) of New Zealand on Friday launched the third consecutive tsunami warning after an 8-magnitude quake, the third strong quake overnight, rattled at 8:25 a.m. local time at the Kermadec Islands, around 1,100 km north of the North Island of New Zealand. (Skykiwi/Handout via Xinhua)

People gather on high ground in Whangarei, New Zealand, March 5, 2021. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) of New Zealand on Friday launched the third consecutive tsunami warning after an 8-magnitude quake, the third strong quake overnight, rattled at 8:25 a.m. local time at the Kermadec Islands, around 1,100 km north of the North Island of New Zealand. (Skykiwi/Handout via Xinhua)

People gather on high ground in Whangarei, New Zealand, March 5, 2021. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) of New Zealand on Friday launched the third consecutive tsunami warning after an 8-magnitude quake, the third strong quake overnight, rattled at 8:25 a.m. local time at the Kermadec Islands, around 1,100 km north of the North Island of New Zealand. (Skykiwi/Handout via Xinhua)

People gather on high ground in Whangarei, New Zealand, March 5, 2021. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) of New Zealand on Friday launched the third consecutive tsunami warning after an 8-magnitude quake, the third strong quake overnight, rattled at 8:25 a.m. local time at the Kermadec Islands, around 1,100 km north of the North Island of New Zealand. (Skykiwi/Handout via Xinhua)

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