New Zealand Civil Defence earlier today issued a Tsunami Warning Marine for New Zealand following a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake which has struck off the Kermadec Islands this morning.
As of 9:30am all warnings were cancelled.
GeoNet’s Tsunami Guage Network has already detected a significant sized wave passing Raoul Island to our north.
The quake struck at 7.03am at a depth of 48km.
The Kermadecs are around 800km from New Zealand.