Tsunami threat passes after 7.7 South Pacific quake

Updated May 19 2023 - 5:01pm, first published 4:57pm
A tsunami threat for Lord Howe Island and other areas of the South Pacific has passed. (Julian Drape/AAP PHOTOS)
A tsunami threat for Lord Howe Island and other areas of the South Pacific has passed. (Julian Drape/AAP PHOTOS)

A tsunami watch on Australia's Lord Howe Island was downgraded to a marine warning as authorities say the threat has largely passed following a massive undersea earthquake in the Pacific.

Subscribe now for unlimited access.

or signup to continue reading

All articles from our website & app
The digital version of Today's Paper
Breaking news alerts direct to your inbox
Interactive Crosswords, Sudoku and Trivia
All articles from the other in your area
The Olympics Breakfast Newsletter

DAILY DURING OLYMPICS

The Olympics Breakfast

Wake up to a tasty serving of overnight news and excitement from the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.