Tsunami watch for NZ, Fiji after massive undersea quake
A tsunami warning was issued after a massive undersea earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale struck a region between Australia and Fiji and north of New Zealand, according to authorities. "Hazardous tsunami waves are forecast for some coasts. Tsunami waves reaching 0.3 to 1 metres above the tide level are possible for some coasts of Fiji, New Zealand and Vanuatu," the US-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said in a statement following the quake on Wednesday night.
Tsunami watch for NZ, Fiji after massive undersea quake. Source: Reuters