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Very strong quake in the Solomon Islands, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

Sea level readings indicate a tsunami was generated. it may have been destructive along coasts near the earthquake epicenter. For those areas, when no major waves are observed for two hours after the estimated time of arrival or damaging waves have not occurred for at least two hours then local authorities can assume the threat […]

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Strong 6.5M quake strikes the Solomon Islands, no tsunami threat

A 6.5 magnitude earthquake occured at 1:20 a.m. (HST) Wednesday (July 25) in the Solomon Islands. A destructive tsunami was not generated based on earthquake and historical tsunami data.

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No tsunami threat to Hawaii from 6.5M Solomon Islands quake

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 6.6M earthquake in Solomon Islands Sunday (Jan 8)

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.

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Seven voyaging canoes arrived this weekend in Hilo Bay, just one of the stops on the "Te Mana O Te Moana," or "The Spirit of the Sea," expedition.

Polynesian voyaging canoes arrive in Hilo on Pacific expedition

Seven voyaging canoes arrived this weekend in Hilo Bay, just one of the stops on the “Te Mana O Te Moana,” or “The Spirit of the Sea,” expedition.

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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.

No tsunami threat to Hawaii from 6.6M earthquake in Solomon Islands Sunday (March 6)

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.

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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. 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.

6.9M earthquake in Solomon Islands, 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. 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 […]

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A 7.1 magnitude earthquake has occurred in the Solomon Islands. Based on all available data a destructive pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii.

No tsunami threat to Hawaii from Solomon Islands quake

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake has occurred in the Solomon Islands. 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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Two powerful earthquakes shook the Solomon Islands Sunday (Jan 3). A 6.5 magnitude quake struck at 11:48 a.m. HST and a 7.2 magnitude quake struck at 12:36 p.m. HST. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center released a bulletin saying there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii from either of the earthquakes but a wave in the Solomon Islands area could have been generated.

No tsunami threat to Hawaii from Solomon Islands quakes

Two powerful earthquakes shook the Solomon Islands Sunday (Jan 3). A 6.5 magnitude quake struck at 11:48 a.m. HST and a 7.2 magnitude quake struck at 12:36 p.m. HST. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center released a bulletin saying there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii from either of the earthquakes but a wave in the […]

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