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20141206-quake-newguinea

No tsunami threat from strong 6.8M quake near Papua New Guinea Saturday (Dec 6)

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 occurred in the Solomon Islands at 3:22 p.m. HST on Saturday, December 6, 2014. Based on all available data… there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

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Strong 6.6M quake near Papua New Guinea, 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 to Hawaii after strong 6.6M quake in Papua New Guinea

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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Very strong 7.5M earthquake in Papua New Guinea, no Pacific wide tsunami threat

Sea level readings indicate a tsunami was generated. It may have been destructive along coasts near the earthquake epicenter. No tsunami threat exists for other coastal areas in the Pacific although some other areas may experience small sea level changes.

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Strong 6.9M quake in Papua New Guinea, 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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Very strong 7.1M quake in Papua New Guinea, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

Two strong earthquakes have occurred in the Solomon Islands. A 7.1 and 6.8 magnitude quakes. 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 […]

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Very large 7.2M quake in Papua New Guinea, no tsunami threat

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

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Strong 6.4M quake strikes Papua New Guinea, 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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Strong 6.6M quake strikes Papua New Guinea, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

No destructive widespread tsunami threat exists based on historical earthquake and tsunami data.

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Strong 6.7M quake strikes Papua New Guinea, 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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Strong 6.6M earthquake in Papua New Guinea, 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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Strong 6.6M earthquake shakes Papua, Indonesia, 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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Very strong 7.0M quake in Papua New Guinea, no tsunami threat

No destructive widespread tsunami threat exists based on historical earthquake and tsunami data according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. Earthquakes of this size do not usually produce destructive tsunamis.

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A destructive tsunami was not generated based on earthquake and historical tsunami data. The Japan Meteorological Agency may also issue tsunami messages for this event to countries in the Northwest Pacific and South China Sea region.  In case of conflicting information... the more conservative information should be used for safety.

Strong 7.1M earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

A destructive tsunami was not generated based on earthquake and historical tsunami data. The Japan Meteorological Agency may also issue tsunami messages for this event to countries in the Northwest Pacific and South China Sea region. In case of conflicting information… the more conservative information should be used for safety.

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