Thursday, October 08, 2009

Second Tsunami Warning for NZ

October 8, 2009 - 9:54AM

A tsunami warning has been issued for New Zealand and Vanuatu after an 8.1-magnitude quake in the Santa Cruz islands in the South Pacific, seismologists said.

New Zealand Ministry of Defence spokesman Vince Cholewa told NZPA all emergency services were on standby.

"We’re advising people to not be on beaches or in the immediate vicinity of the coast and to not be in boats near the coast," Mr Cholewa said.

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