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3.8M quake strikes Kahoolawe

A minor earthquake occurred at 10:11:22 AM (HST) on Saturday, December 18, 2010 .
The magnitude 3.6 event occurred 14 km (8 miles) SW of Makena, Maui.
The hypocentral depth is 7 km ( 4 miles).

TSUNAMI SEISMIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
1014 AM HST SAT DEC 18 2010

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 – 1011 AM HST 18 DEC 2010
COORDINATES – 20.6 NORTH 156.6 WEST
LOCATION – AT THE ISLAND OF KAHOOLAWE
MAGNITUDE – 3.8

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.

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