2011年7月7日

カーマデック諸島でM7.6の地震

今朝7時3分頃、カーマデック諸島でマグニチュード7.6の地震が深さ20kmの地点で発生、高さ68~84cmの津波がカーマデック諸島とラオル諸島で計測されました。その後、ニュージーランドの津波警報は8時過ぎに解除されています(ただし、引き続き海浜に近づかないよう注意が促されています)。


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LATEST: A tsunami up to a metre high could hit New Zealand this morning following a powerful 7.6-magnitude earthquake near the Kermadec Islands.

The quake struck at 7.03am (NZT) at a depth of 20km, according to the US Geological Service. It was felt in Wellington and parts of the East Coast of the North Island.

The quake was originally reported to be magnitude 7.8 at a depth of 48km but USGS has revised it to magnitude 7.6.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Honolulu said a tsunami had been generated and could be around a metre high when it arrives at New Zealand.

The USGS said tsunamis had already struck the Kermadec Islands and Raoul Island this morning. The waves were 68cm and 84cm high.

ネタ元:http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/south-pacific/5247210/Tsunami-threat-for-New-Zealand-after-powerful-Pacific-quake

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