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Very strong quake in Papua New Guinea area, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 occurred in the New Britain Region, Papua New Guinea area at 10:48 a.m. HST, Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Based on all available data the time for a tsunami threat has passed.

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Very strong quake in Mexico, no tsunami threat to Hawaii Friday (Feb 16)

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.5 occurred in Oaxaca, Mexico at 1:39 p.m.HST on Friday, February 16, 2018. Based on all available data there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

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Magnitude 4.2 earthquake between the Islands of Maui and Hawaii Sunday (July 30)

The U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) recorded a magnitude-4.2 earthquake in the ‘Alenuihāhā Channel between the Islands of Maui and Hawaiʻi on Sunday, July 30, 2017, at 2:01 a.m. HST. The earthquake was located 26 km (16 mi) southeast of Kaupō, Maui, and 33 km (21 mi) northwest of Hāwī, Hawaiʻi, at a […]

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Very strong 7.8M quake near Russia, no tsunami threat for Hawaii

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 occurred in the Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia region at 1:34 HST on Monday, July 17, 2017. Based on all available data a destructive pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii.

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Strong quake in Philippines, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

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

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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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Light 4.6M quake strikes off Kawaihae Friday morning (Feb 17)

The U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) recorded a magnitude-4.6 earthquake between the Islands of Hawaiʻi and Maui on Friday, February 17, at 5:33 a.m., HST.

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Very strong earthquake in New Zealand, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.9 occurred in South Island, New Zealand at 1:03 a.m. on Sunday, November 13, 2016. Multiple temblors are occuring in New Zealand following the main quake. Tsunami Warning issued for New Zealand. No advisories issue for Hawaii.

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Strong quake in Papua New Guinea, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

Magnitude 6.7 Depth 499 km Time 31 Aug 2016 13:11:36 UTC 30 Aug 2016 17:11:36 HST Location with respect to nearby cities 39 km (24 mi) E of Namatanai, Papua New Guinea 93 km (57 mi) NE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea 253 km (156 mi) ESE of Kavieng, Papua New Guinea 358 km (221 […]

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Strong 6.4 magnitude quake in Vanuatu Islands, no tsunami threat

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 occurred in the Vanuatu Islands at 11:50 a.m. HST on Thursday, April 14 2016. 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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Second strong quake in Santa Cruz Islands Friday (May 22), no tsunami threat

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 occurred in the Santa Cruz Islands region at 1:59 p.m. HST Friday, May 22, 2015. Based on all available data… there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

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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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No tsunami generated by 6.8M quake in Russia

A DESTRUCTIVE TSUNAMI WAS NOT GENERATED BASED ON EARTHQUAKE AND HISTORICAL TSUNAMI DATA. THIS WILL BE THE ONLY BULLETIN ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.

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