(Agencies) A 7.1-magnitude earthquake was felt in Auckland, New Zealand on Thursday (March 16). According to the United States Geological Survey, an organization that monitors earthquake activity in the world, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 occurred at a depth of 10 kilometers in the Kermadec Islands of New Zealand. Powerful earthquake shakes New Zealand
We are waiting for the damage caused by such a powerful earthquake. Earlier on March 4, an earthquake of magnitude 6.9 was reported at the same place. As such, no tsunami warning was issued at that time and no damage was reported. The epicenter of this earthquake was 152 km below the surface.
According to a statement from the USGS, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck the Kermadec Island region north of New Zealand on Thursday (March 16) morning. The earthquake was at a depth of 10 kilometers. Since the earthquake occurred in the sea, experts say that a tsunami can occur within a radius of 300 kilometers from the epicenter.
On February 6, earthquake tremors were felt in Turkey and Syria. The earthquake was very strong. Its magnitude was 7.8 on the Richter scale. The epicenter was Gaziantep in southern Turkey. It is on the border between Syria and Turkey.
In such a situation, due to the earthquake, huge devastation was caused in both the countries. In which 44 thousand people died. Millions of apartments were also destroyed. Nature’s wrath on Turkey continues unabated.