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20170920-quake-vanuatu

Strong quake in Vanuatu Islands, no tsunami threat

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 occurred in the Vanuatu Islands at 10:10 a.m. HST on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. Based on all available data there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

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20160428-quake-vanuatu

Very strong 7.0 magnitude quake in Vanuatu Islands, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 occurred in the Vanuatu islands at 9:33 a.m. HST on Thursday, April 28, 2016. There is no tsunami threat to any coastal regions as the timing for the threat has passed. Areas near the eipcenter may notice sea level fluctuations.

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20160414-quake-vanuatu

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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20160406-quake-vanuatu

Another strong quake in Vanuatu area, no tsunami threat Wednesday (April 6)

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.7 has occurred in the Vanuatu Islands at 5:32 p.m. HST on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. Based on all available data there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

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20160405-quake-vanuatu

Strong 6.9M quake in Vanuatu area, no tsunami threat Tuesday (April 5)

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 has occurred in the Vanuatu Islands at 8:58 p.m. HST on Tuesday, April 5, 2016. Based on all available data there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

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20160402-quake-vanuatu

Strong 6.9M quake near Vanuatu, no tsunami threat to Hawaii Saturday (April 2)

Based on all available data a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii. The threat of a tsunami for areas near the epicenter has passed.

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20151020-1152hst-quake-vanuatu

Very strong 7.1M quake deep below Vanuatu, no tsunami threat

an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 occurred in the Vanuatu Islands at 11:52 a.m. HST on Tuesday, October 20, 2015. Based on all available data there is no tsunami threat because the earthquake is located too deep inside the earth.

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20150122-quake-vanuatu-t

No tsunami threat from strong quake in Vanuatu

A strong 6.8 magnitude quake occured in the Vanuatu Islands at 5:47 p.m. HST Thursday (Jan 22). The quake did not have the characteristics to trigger a tsunami.

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20140206_quake-vanuatu

Strong 6.5M quake strikes Vanuatu, no tsunami threat

A DESTRUCTIVE TSUNAMI WAS NOT GENERATED BECAUSE THIS EARTHQUAKE IS LOCATED TOO DEEP INSIDE THE EARTH. THIS WILL BE THE ONLY BULLETIN ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.

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20140101_quake-vanuatu

Strong 6.6M quake in Vanuatu, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

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

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20120414_quake-vanuatu

Strong 6.5M quake hits Vanuatu area, 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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20120308_quake-vanuatu

Strong 6.7M earthquake in Vanuatu, 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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20120202_quake-vanuatu

Strong 6.9M quake in Vanuatu, 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 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.

7.0M & 7.1M earthquakes in Vanuatu, 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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