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A weak 7.4 magnitude Earthquake shook Gisborne, Northland, and parts of New Zealand on Friday night at 12:49 AM
The earthquake was located 700 km north-east of Gisborne and had a depth of 33km according to Geonet.
8,907+ people reported that they had felt the Earthquake.
New Zealand coastal areas may experience strong and unusual currents and unpredictable surges at the shore
— National Emergency Management Agency (@NZcivildefence) June 18, 2020
Please remember that although there was no tsunami threat in the wee hours, the earthquake south of the Kermadec Islands this morning still could cause strong currents so stay out of the water on the east coast this morning.
— Waikato CivilDefence (@CivilDefenceWKT) June 18, 2020