ESTIMATED TIMES OF ARRIVAL -ETA- OF THE INITIAL TSUNAMI WAVE FOR PLACES WITHIN THREATENED REGIONS ARE GIVEN BELOW. ACTUAL ARRIVAL TIMES MAY DIFFER AND THE INITIAL WAVE MAY NOT BE THE LARGEST. A TSUNAMI IS A SERIES OF WAVES AND THE TIME BETWEEN WAVES CAN BE FIVE MINUTES TO ONE HOUR. LOCATION REGION COORDINATESETA(UTC)

New Zealand Issues Tsunami Warning After Quake Hits Chile // MORE: New Zealand’s Ministry of Civil Defense said people living in some eastern areas should stay away from beaches and the shoreline. Those areas include the East Cape, the Chatham Islands, the Coromandel and Banks Peninsula.

New Zealand Issues Tsunami Warning After Quake Hits Chile // MORE: New Zealand’s Ministry of Civil Defense said people living in some eastern areas should stay away from beaches and the shoreline. Those areas include the East Cape, the Chatham Islands, the Coromandel and Banks Peninsula.