New Zealand experienced a series of earthquakes on March 15 and 16, 2023. The largest earthquake, with a magnitude of 7.1, hit the Kermadec Islands region, but fortunately, there was no risk of a tsunami for people in New Zealand.
Another earthquake, measuring 4.2 in magnitude, was reported on the North Island of New Zealand at 01:01:13 UTC on the same day. On March 15, 2023, a powerful 6.5 magnitude earthquake was also recorded in the South Pacific Ocean near New Zealand at 12:56 pm (GMT -12). Additionally, a minor earthquake with a magnitude of 2.5 occurred in the South Pacific Ocean near New Zealand on March 16, 2023, at 12:49 pm (GMT +13).
These earthquakes caused some concern for residents of New Zealand, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. It is always important for people in areas prone to earthquakes to remain vigilant and be prepared for such events.