Powerful earthquakes trigger tsunami watches in the Pacific

An 8.1-magnitude quake struck off the coast of New Zealand, triggering a tsunami watch in Hawaii that was later canceled.
0:17 | 03/05/21

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To be a mix of other news tonight we're monitoring powerful earthquakes triggering tsunami watches and warnings the Pacific Hawaii had been on alert following eight point one magnitude quake. Off the coast of New Zealand that tsunami watch lifted just short time ago several major quakes today triggering back to back tsunami warnings for New Zealand as well.

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