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Very strong 7.1M quake Southeast of the Loyalty Islands, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 occurred Southeast of the Loyalty islands at 5:52 p.m. HST Tuesday, August 28, 2018. Based on all available data the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii from this earthquake.

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Strong 6.8M quake in Pacific south of Mexico, no tsunami threat

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 occurred near the northern East Pacific Rise at 3:34 p.m. HST on Thursday, April 28, 2016. Based on all available data there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

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Very 7.1M strong quake in East Pacific, no tsunami threat

There is no tsunami threat according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

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NASA’s decommissioned Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) fell back to Earth between 5:23 p.m. and 7:09 p.m. HST Friday, Sept. 23, 20 years and nine days after its launch on a 14-year mission that produced some of the first long-term records of chemicals in the atmosphere.

5.6 ton UARS satellite falls into the Pacific Ocean

NASA’s decommissioned Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) fell back to Earth between 5:23 p.m. and 7:09 p.m. HST Friday, Sept. 23, 20 years and nine days after its launch on a 14-year mission that produced some of the first long-term records of chemicals in the atmosphere.

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Based on all available data a destructive pacific-wide tsunami is  not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii. Repeat. A  destructive pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no  tsunami threat to Hawaii.

This will be the only statement issued for this event unless additional data are received.

No tsunami threat to Hawaii from 6.4M quake in Loyalty Islands

Based on all available data a destructive pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii. Repeat. A destructive pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii. This will be the only statement issued for this event unless additional data are received.

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Obama Administration officials will hold an Ocean Policy Task Force Public Meeting in the Pacific Islands on Tuesday, September 29, 2009. The Interagency Ocean Policy Task Force, led by White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley, consists of senior-level officials from Administration agencies, departments, and offices.

Obama administration to hold Ocean Policy Task Force Public Meeting in the Pacific Islands on Sept 29

Obama Administration officials will hold an Ocean Policy Task Force Public Meeting in the Pacific Islands on Tuesday, September 29, 2009. The Interagency Ocean Policy Task Force, led by White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley, consists of senior-level officials from Administration agencies, departments, and offices.

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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.

No tsunami threat to Hawaii from 6.4M earthquake near Mexico

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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6.4M earthquake in Japan at 8 a.m. HST

6.4M earthquake in Japan at 8 a.m. HST

View Larger Map Magnitude 6.4 Date-Time Wednesday, August 05, 2009 at 00:18:00 UTC Wednesday, August 05, 2009 at 09:18:00 AM at epicenter Location 24.232°N, 125.007°E Depth 35 km (21.7 miles) set by location program Region SOUTHWESTERN RYUKYU ISLANDS, JAPAN Distances 84 km (52 miles) ESE (103°) from Ishigaki-jima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan 322 km (200 miles) E […]

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NASA research to help aircraft avoid ocean storms, turbulence

NASA research to help aircraft avoid ocean storms, turbulence

MEDIA RELEASE NASA is funding the development of a prototype system to provide aircraft with updates about severe storms and turbulence as they fly across remote ocean regions. Scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colo., in partnership with colleagues at the University of Wisconsin, are developing a system that combines […]

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6.7M Papua New Guinea quake no threat to Hawaii

6.7M Papua New Guinea quake no threat to Hawaii

View Larger Map TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1 NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI 433 AM HST TUE JUN 23 2009 TO – CIVIL DEFENSE IN THE STATE OF HAWAII SUBJECT – TSUNAMI INFORMATION THIS STATEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. NO ACTION REQUIRED. AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS ORIGIN TIME […]

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Cooler seas may dampen hurricane season

Cooler seas may dampen hurricane season

By Bill Patzert and Rob Gutro/Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Goddard Space Flight Center The Atlantic Ocean Hurricane Season runs from June 1 to November 30. In the eastern Pacific Ocean, Hurricane season runs between May 15 and November 30 each year. These dates simply border the times when most tropical cyclone activity happens in this […]

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The Eastern Pacific Low pressure system forecasters have been watching since Monday, June 8, hasn't made the leap to a tropical depression because of wind shear.

East Pacific low pressure system less likely to become first tropical depression

The Eastern Pacific Low pressure system forecasters have been watching since Monday, June 8, hasn’t made the leap to a tropical depression because of wind shear.

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Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, by the numbers

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, by the numbers

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: May 2009 In 1978, a joint congressional resolution established Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week. The first 10 days of May were chosen to coincide with two important milestones in Asian/Pacific American history: the arrival in the United States of the first Japanese immigrants (May 7, 1843) and contributions of Chinese workers to […]

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UH-Hilo gets chunk of $10M federal grant

MEDIA RELEASE The University of Hawaii at Hilo has been selected as one of six Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISI) to be awarded approximately $10 million in grants by the U.S. Department of Education.  UH-Hilo is among the institutions selected as the first recipients of this program due to its […]

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