Magnitude 7.6 Earthquake
KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION
2011 July 06 19:03:16 UTC
PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER/NOAA/NWS ISSUED AT 1959Z 06 JUL 2011
... TSUNAMI WARNING CANCELLATION ... THE TSUNAMI WARNING AND/OR WATCH ISSUED BY THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER IS NOW CANCELLED FOR KERMADEC IS / TONGA / NEW ZEALAND
New Zealand civil defense authorities canceled a tsunami warning on Thursday but warned of possible stronger than normal ocean currents around the east coast of the country after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck in the Pacific Ocean north east of the country.
There is no damage or injury reported as a result of this earthquake. A small research party had been on Raoul Island at the time of the quake and have been reported safe.