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20170424-quake-chile

Strong quake near Chile, no tsunami threat Monday (April 24)

An earthquake which occurred at approximately 11:38 a.m. HST Monday (April 24) off the coast of Central Chile but it was not large enough to cause a tsunami for the state of Hawai’i. Preliminary data indicates that the earthquake measured 6.7 magnitude.

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Very strong 7.6M quake in Chile, no tsunami threat Sunday (Dec 25)

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.6 occurred in Southern Chile at 4:22 a.m. HST on Sunday, December 25, 2016. Based on all available data the tsunami threat from this earthquake has now passed.

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Mount Fuji on the island of Honshu, Japan. The snow-capped inactive volcano, surrounded at lower levels by clouds in this image, lies several miles south of Tokyo. January 26, 2003 Photo via the ill fated Space Shuttle Columbia mission by NASA.

Volcano Watch: Mount Fuji workshop focused on how to manage tourism on active volcanoes

In early November, volcano scientists from participated in a workshop at the Mount Fuji Research Institute in Japan. Talks and discussions during this workshop were focused on the best ways to protect tourists in active volcanic areas.

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Strong 6.9M quake in Chile, no tsunami threat Tuesday (Nov 10)

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.9 occurred off the coast of central Chile at 3:54 p.m. Tuesday, November 10, 2015. Based on all available data there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

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Strong quake in Chile, no tsunami threat Friday (Nov 6)

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 occurred near the coast of central Chile at 9:32 HST on Friday, November 6, 2015. Based on all available data there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

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Strong 6.5M quake in Chile, no tsunami threat Monday (Sept 21)

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 occurred near the coast of Central Chile at 7:39 a.m. HST Monday, September 21, 2015. Based on all available data there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

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Tsunami Advisory cancelled for Hawaii after very strong 8.3M quake in Chile

Based upon available data the Central Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says a major tsunami is NOT expected to strike Hawaii. However sea level changes and strong currents may occur that could be hazardous to swimmers, boaters and along coastal areas. As of 7:33 a.m. Thursday (Sept 17) the tsunami advisory has been cancelled.

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Epicenter of the Wednesday morning earthquake in Argentina. Map courtesy of USGS

Strong 6.7M quake hits Argentina, no tsunami threat

An earthquke of 6.7 magnitude occured in Argentina at 8:57 a.m. Hawaii Standard Time. There is no tsunami threat. The epicenter of the quake was inland.

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Strong 7.8M quake in Chile, Tsunami Warnings for Chile and Peru cancelled

No destructive widespread tsunami threat exists to Hawaii based on historical earthquake and tsunami data. However – earthquakes of this size sometimes generate local tsunamis that can be destructive along coasts located within a hundred kilometers of the earthquake epicenter. Authorities in the region of the epicenter should be aware of this possibility and take […]

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Time travel map for tsunami or ocean surges from Chile earthquake on April 1, 2014.

Severe 8.2M quake strikes Chile, tsunami advisory cancelled for Hawaii

Tsunami wave heights across the state of Hawaii are now below advisory levels and are continuing to diminish. Based on all available data the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center is now cancelling the tsunami advisory. Smaller sea level changes and strong or unusual currents may persist for several additional hours and appropriate caution should be exercised […]

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20140316_quake-chile

Strong 6.7M earthquake near Chile, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

A 6.7 magnitude earthquake has occurred near the coast of Northern Chile. No destructive widespread tsunami threat exists based on historical earthquake and tsunami data. Ocean level readings indicate a tsunami of less than one foot was created in the area.

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20130519_quake-chile

No tsunami threat to Hawaii after strong 6.8M earthquake near Chile

No destructive widespread tsunami threat exists based on historical earthquake and tsunami data. However – earthquakes of this size sometimes generate local tsunamis that can be destructive along coasts located within a hundred kilometers of the earthquake epicenter. Authorities in the region of the epicenter should be aware of this possibility and take appropriate action.

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Volcano Watch: New scientific results mark 5th anniversary of eruption of ChaiténVolcano, Chile

Some volcanic eruptions have a much higher overall impact on society than others. The impact depends on various factors.

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Strong 6.7M quake in Chile, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

No destructive widespread tsunami threat exists based on historical earthquake and tsunami data. Chile reports no injuries or damage to infrastructure from this quake and no local tsunami is expected.

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