Officer of Australia This Wednesday, the 10th confirmed, the tsunami formation (scale goes up to 10) after the 7.7 magnitude earthquake reached the Pacific Ocean. Tsunami was detected on the island Lord Howe, 550 kilometers off the Australian coast. The New Zealand Warned that there is still a danger of huge waves and directed the population to leave the beaches and avoid rivers, lakes and the sea.
The earthquake occurred in the Pacific 415 kilometers before the island of New Caledonia. according to United States tsunami warning system, new giant waves can form in American Samoa, Fiji and New Caledonia.
TSUNAMI confirmed. Overview – Norfolk is 2:15 pm AEDT. Maritime Warning for the Island of Jehovah. Issued by JATWC 3:01 AM AEDT Thu 11 February 2021. AEDT Thu kept warning for several hours, affecting the maritime zone starting after 2:45 pm. https://t.co/cuhd1HTN87 pic.twitter.com/KtL1fMMoyh
– Bureau of Meteorology, Australia (@BOM_au) 10 February, 2021
The New Zealand Risk Management Agency said in a statement, “New Zealand’s coastal areas are expected to experience strong and rare streams, as well as unexpected movements on the beaches.”
No deaths or injuries are reported yet.