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Powerful 7.3 Earthquake Hits Off New Zealand, Sparks Tsunami Warning

• Zero Hedge

A powerful earthquake struck off New Zealand's North Island at 2:27 a.m. local time on Friday, registering a preliminary magnitude of 7.3, according to United States Geological Survey (USGS). 

USGS warns "hazardous tsunami waves" are possible 300km (186 miles) from the epicenter. Here's the approximate area where the quake struck.