New Zealand local civil defense agency issued a tsunami warning earthquake – Sohu news Beijing November 13,   according to the Broadcasting British Corporation (BBC) Chinese network reported today, New Zealand earthquake, the epicenter was near the island of Christchurch Christchurch. The city was hit by a major earthquake in 2011. The U.S. Geological Survey said the epicenter was about 95 kilometers from Christchurch. The city also suffered a major earthquake in 2011, when 185 people were killed and severely damaged downtown. There are no casualties after the earthquake. Because New Zealand is located in the Pacific seismic belt at the junction of the Pacific plate and the Australian plate, the east by the strong westward subduction of the Pacific plate, about 500 km wide zone by the interaction of the two plates, seismic activity. According to the New Zealand media reports, is located in the capital of the North Island was also felt in Wellington. When the alarm sounded, people ran out of the building. U.S. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said the earthquake did not trigger a tsunami risk. In September this year, 7.1 earthquake happened in the North Island of New Zealand Gisborne about 169 kilometers northeast of the sea, although the earthquake caused a tsunami, but has no significant effect. According to CCTV reported that the New Zealand civil defense agency has issued a tsunami warning.相关的主题文章: