NEW ZEALAND. (THECOUNT) — A magnitude 7.2 earthquake has struck New Zealand on Saturday.
According to Tsunami.gov, a tsunami is on-the-way to coastal area of New Zealand, Fiji, American Samoa and Tonga.
* TSUNAMI WAVES ARE FORECAST TO BE LESS THAN 0.3 METERS ABOVE
THE TIDE LEVEL FOR THE COASTS OF
AMERICAN SAMOA… COOK ISLANDS… FIJI… KERMADEC
ISLANDS… NEW CALEDONIA… NEW ZEALAND… NIUE…
SAMOA… SOLOMON ISLANDS… TONGA… VANUATU… AND WALLIS
* ACTUAL AMPLITUDES AT THE COAST MAY VARY FROM FORECAST
AMPLITUDES DUE TO UNCERTAINTIES IN THE FORECAST AND LOCAL
FEATURES. IN PARTICULAR MAXIMUM TSUNAMI AMPLITUDES ON ATOLLS
AND AT LOCATIONS WITH FRINGING OR BARRIER REEFS WILL LIKELY
BE MUCH SMALLER THAN THE FORECAST INDICATES.
* FOR OTHER AREAS COVERED BY THIS PRODUCT A FORECAST HAS NOT
YET BEEN COMPUTED. THE FORECAST WILL BE EXPANDED IF
NECESSARY IN SUBSEQUENT PRODUCTS.
* GOVERNMENT AGENCIES RESPONSIBLE FOR THREATENED COASTAL AREAS
SHOULD TAKE ACTION TO INFORM AND INSTRUCT ANY COASTAL
POPULATIONS AT RISK IN ACCORDANCE WITH THEIR OWN
EVALUATION… PROCEDURES AND THE LEVEL OF THREAT.
* PERSONS LOCATED IN THREATENED COASTAL AREAS SHOULD STAY ALERT
FOR INFORMATION AND FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS FROM NATIONAL AND LOCAL AUTHORITIES.
The New Zealand Ministry Of Civil Defense and Emergency Management has issued a Tsunami threat warning following a 7.1 earthquake struck off the coast.
The warning, released via social media and the EQNZ website, instructs folks in the region to “Stay off beaches and shore areas. Do not go sightseeing.” and “People in coastal areas should stay out of the water. Stay off beaches and shore.”
We have issued a Tsunami Potential Threat advisory in all New Zealand coastal areas including the Chatham Islands Continue reading
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd is back in jail tonight after being apprehended at his residence.
Rudd, 61, was arrested in New Zealand Saturday night, less than two weeks after being sentenced to home detention over to a murder for hire plot. Rudd pleaded guilty to threatening to kill his former personal assistant and drug possession.
Rudd had prostitutes in his waterfront home when he was taken into custody, but it’s unclear what was behind the latest arrest, the New Zealand Herald reported. Continue reading
Seismic event 8.5, South Pacific Ocean (90 Km Oeste de la Punta-Lima) 15 minutes ago an earthquake occurred.
*UPDATE* This quake has proven a false reading, we repeat, this quake did not happen.
Magnitude: 8.5 Mw Continue reading
Check out this New Zealand Dad making an incredible basketball shot to save having to spend thousands of dollars on bringing up his daughter..
Region: KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND
Geographic coordinates: 29.897S, 177.676W
Revised to 6.9
Depth: 30 km
Universal Time (UTC): 23 Jun 2014 19:19:18 Continue reading
s all about the bottom! Her bottom!
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Another getaway, another photo scandal. Duchess Catherine of Cambridge was photographed while visiting New Zealand and Australia by a photographer who managed to snap a picture of her rear when a gust of wind picked up her skirt. In an unfortunate turn of events for Kensington Palace, the image was recently published by German tabloid, Bild.
And though no official statement has been released from the royal family, tabs from across Europe are now reporting that the Duchess is “furious” and will pursue legal action. The scandal comes just a few years after French glossy Closer published photos of Kate sunbathing in the South of France without her top on. source
Prince William and his son Prince George have many things in common these days.. Volume of hair.. The only real difference, direction..
An Irish farmer says he is “shocked” after one of his sheep gave birth to goat-sheep, or now we can simply use the “geep” amalgamation.
Pat Murphy, from County Kildare, said the animal, which has not been given a name, was born to a ewe last week.
“It had all the hallmarks of a goat. I knew a goat had gotten in among a few of the hoggets (young sheep), I didn’t know what would turn out,” he told the Irish Farmers Journal. source
Actor Chris Pine was arrested March 1st while filming in New Zealand and is due to make his first court appearance in the case on Monday.
New Zealand Police said in a statement that a 33-year-old American was charged March 1 with driving with a blood-alcohol level over the legal limit, which in New Zealand is .08 percent. Continue reading