Internet users in New Zea land have reportedly received emails, dispersal a sick hoax that claim an earthquake is predict to hit the city of Auckland.
A typical email reads:
Subsequently earthquake announced April 17 will hit Auckland
There is about 88% possibility within the after that day’s Auckland will be strike by an earthquake according to National Earthquake Information Center from New Zea land. This information was released after more prediction connected to the Christchurch earthquake.
However, the email has been debunked by the NZ Herald broadsheet, which has established that it is a hoax.
Inhabitants of New Zea land would clearly be highly worried by such a warning, as the country is getting better from a overwhelming earthquake which hit the South Island city of Christchurch.
Internet users are advised to be doubtful of spontaneous messages, making predictions of usual disasters. If you receive such an email, do not click on any of its links (as they may be malicious) and in its place turn to lawful news outlet for in order.
Remember that email hoaxes are not risk-free, and can havegrave penalty.