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Small earthquake off Maui Thursday (Dec 31), no tsunami generated

TSUNAMI SEISMIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
1144 AM HST THU DEC 31 2009

TO – CIVIL DEFENSE IN THE STATE OF HAWAII

SUBJECT – LOCAL TSUNAMI INFORMATION

THIS STATEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. NO ACTION REQUIRED.

AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS

ORIGIN TIME – 1139 AM HST 31 DEC 2009
COORDINATES – 21.4 NORTH 156.4 WEST
LOCATION – OFF THE WINDWARD COAST OF MAUI
MAGNITUDE – 3.5

EVALUATION

NO TSUNAMI IS EXPECTED. REPEAT. NO TSUNAMI IS EXPECTED.

THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED.

More info: tux.wr.usgs.gov/Quakes/hv00036…

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