New Zealand hit by a powerful earthquake. At midnight local time, the earthquake hit the South Island were no immediate reports of casualties. A tsunami warning was issued.
According to the US Geological Survey, the earthquake magnitude on the Richter scale was 7. 4 percent.
The New Zealand Herald newspaper reported, the earthquake also was felt in the capital Wellington. As sirens rang bipatsanketa capital.
Shook homes and other buildings. People took to the streets in panic. Many were seen crying.
95 km from the city of Christchurch in New Zealand South Island. 011 185 people died in the earthquake in Christchurch. New Zealand horror Ring of Fire (the threat of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions in the region) is.
September 7 percent of New Zealand's North Island tsunami warning was issued after the earthquake 1. Some damage but no casualties.
However, the US Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said Sunday after the earthquake, the tsunami have nothing to fear.