Pakistan teams 'safe' after NZ earthquake

All members of the Pakistan cricket team are safe in Nelson after an earthquake of high intensity hit New Zealand, their manager Wasim Bari has confirmed.

The epicentre of the quake was 200km away, also on the South Island, but it was so strong - 7.4 on Richter Scale - that tremors were felt across the country.

The east coast of New Zealand's South Island is on a tsunami alert with people being asked to move either inland or to higher buildings if they can't travel inland.

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