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20180905-quake-japan

Strong quake in Japan, no tsunami threat

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.7 Occurred in the Hokkaido, Japan region at 8:07 a.m. HST on Wednesday, September 5, 2018. Based on all available data there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

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Laupahoehoe students attend World Tsunami Conference in Okinawa

Six student “Youth Ambassadors” and a teacher from Laupahoehoe Community Public Charter School participated in the High School Students Islands Summit on World Tsunami Awareness Day 2017 in Okinawa from November 7 – 8, 2017.

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Strong 7.4M quake in Japan which was under a tsunami warning, no threat to Hawaii

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.4 occurred near the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 10:59 a.m. HAST on Monday, November 21, 2016. Tsunamis were generated along coasts located within 300 km (186 miles) of the earthquake epicenter. All tsunami advisories have since been lifted for Japan.

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Hawaiian Airlines awarded Japan-Kona route

The U.S. Department of Transportation this morning approved Hawaiian Airlines’ application to serve Honolulu and Kona from Haneda airport in Tokyo. The DOT has given Hawai‘i’s largest and longest serving carrier until Jan. 29, 2017 to start the new service.

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20160415-quake-japan

Very strong 7.0M quake in Japan, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 occurred in Kyushu, Japan at 6:25 a.m. HST Friday, April 15, 2016. There is no tsunami threat to Hawaii. Japan has cancelled a tsunami advisory for their nearby coasts. Based on all available data there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake for any other coasts.

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Strong quake near Japan, no tsunami threat

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.7 occurred in the Hokkaido, Japan region at 5:25 p.m. HST on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. Based on all available data there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

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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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Note that the total number of area visits is higher than the confirmed cases. The numbers indicate how many confirmed people visited each area.

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

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 occurred northwest of the Ryukyu Islands at 10:51 a.m. HST Friday, November 13, 2015. Based on all available data there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

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Very strong 7.8M quake off-shore Japan, no tsunami threat Saturday (May 30)

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 occurred in the Bonin Islands, Japan region at 1:23 a.m. HST, Saturday, May 30, 2015. Based on all available data… there is no tsunami threat because the earthquake is located too deep inside the earth.

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Strong 6.7M quake off the coast of Japan Monday (Feb 16), no tsunami threat to Hawaii

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 occurred off the east coast of Honshu, Japan at 1:06 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time on Monday, February 16 2015. Based on all available data… there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

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Strong 6.8M quake near Japan, no tsunami Threat to Hawaii

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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No tsunami threat from strong 6.7M quake in Japan Sunday (March 2)

A destructive tsunami was not generated because this earthquake is located too deep inside the earth.

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Senator Hirono to Co-Chair study group on US-Japan relations

Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI), the first Japanese immigrant to serve in the Senate, has been named Senate Co-Chair of The Congressional Study Group on Japan (CSGJ), a bipartisan organization committed to promoting frank and candid dialogue between American lawmakers and their counterparts in Japan.

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Boat brought into Honokohau Harbor is a possible Japan tsunami debris

A Kona fisherman has retrieved what could be the sixth confirmed item of Japan tsunami marine debris in Hawaii.

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