No Tsunami Threat From Today’s Solomon Island Quake
A destructive Pacific-wide Tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawai‘i from today’s 6.9 magnitude (preliminary measurement) earthquake near the Solomon Islands that occurred at 9:10 a.m. HST.
The National Weather Service’s Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued this statement on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, at 9:16 a.m.
Coordinates – 10.8 South 161.2 East
Location – Solomon Islands
Magnitude – 6.9 Moment