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20131102_quake-tonga

Strong 6.4M quake in Tonga, 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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20130523_quake-tonga

Strong 6.6M quake in Tonga, no tsunam threat to Hawaii

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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20130511_quake-tonga

Strong 6.5M quake in Tonga, no tsunami threat

TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 001 PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER/NOAA/NWS ISSUED AT 2054Z 11 MAY 2013 THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO AREAS WITHIN AND BORDERING THE PACIFIC OCEAN AND ADJACENT SEAS…EXCEPT ALASKA…BRITISH COLUMBIA… WASHINGTON…OREGON AND CALIFORNIA. … TSUNAMI INFORMATION BULLETIN … THIS BULLETIN IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. THIS BULLETIN IS ISSUED AS ADVICE TO GOVERNMENT AGENCIES. ONLY NATIONAL […]

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20120428_quake-tonga

Strong 6.4M quake strikes Tonga Saturday (April 28), no tsunami threat

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

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Governor Neil Abercrombie today ordered that the Hawai'i flag, at all State offices and agencies as well as the Hawai'i National Guard, are to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, March 27, 2012, in memory of the late King George Tupou V of Tonga.

State flags to fly at half-staff in honor of the King of Tonga Tuesday (March 27)

Governor Neil Abercrombie today ordered that the Hawai’i flag, at all State offices and agencies as well as the Hawai’i National Guard, are to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, March 27, 2012, in memory of the late King George Tupou V of Tonga.

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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.

No tsunami threat from 6.2M earthquake in Tonga Thursday (Sept 22)

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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An earthquake of 6.8 magnitude struck Tonga at 2:47 a.m. Hawaii Time. 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 6.8M earthquake in Tonga

An earthquake of 6.8 magnitude struck Tonga at 2:47 a.m. Hawaii Time. 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 […]

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7.9M quake in Tonga may affect coastal areas in Hawaii this afternoon

7.9M quake in Tonga may affect coastal areas in Hawaii this afternoon

View Larger Map A 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the Tonga islands region, seismologists said Friday, which might affect Hawaii’s shorelines later in the afternoon. A tsunami warning initially was issued for the surrounding area, but has been cancelled. A tsunami adivsory for Hawaii also was rescinded.  The quake, which hit at 8:17 a.m. Hawaii time, […]

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