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Final Tsunami Warning Norfolk Island Update

05/03/2021 - National

MEDIA STATEMENT – 1440 AEDT Fri 5 March 2021

The Tsunami Marine Warning for Norfolk Island has now been cancelled.

This marks the end of the Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre (JATWC)'s response to this morning's 7.9 magnitude earthquake north east of New Zealand and the aftershocks thereafter.

Emergency services on Norfolk Island will advise if and when it is safe to return to normal... read more...

Tsunami update - 1340 AEDT

05/03/2021 - National

Media statement #6 – 1340 AEDT Fri 5 March 2021

A Tsunami Marine Warning remains in place for Norfolk Island following an 7.9 magnitude earthquake north east of New Zealand early this morning. A further aftershock of 6.6 magnitude was recorded at 1013 AEDT at the same location

A marine warning means there is the possibility of dangerous rips, waves and strong ocean currents and some localised... read more...

Norfolk Island tsunami update

05/03/2021 - National

MEDIA STATEMENT – 1245 AEDT – Friday 5 March 2021

A Tsunami Marine Warning remains in place for Norfolk Island following an 7.9 magnitude earthquake north east of New Zealand early this morning. A further aftershock of 6.6 magnitude was recorded at 1013 AEDT at the same location

A marine warning means there is the possibility of dangerous rips, waves and strong ocean currents and some localised... read more...

Statement on Bureau services for North Queensland and Townsville radar

05/03/2021 - QLD

The Bureau of Meteorology is continuing to monitor and provide forecasts and warnings about Tropical... read more...