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No Tsunami Threat From 6.6M New Guinea Quake

November 7, 2017, 12:05 PM HST
* Updated November 7, 12:11 PM
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The National Weather Service Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Ewa Beach on O‘ahu has reported that a 6.6 magnitude earthquake has occurred in Papaua, New Guinea, at 11:27 a.m HST on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017.

PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS

COORDINATES: 4.3 SOUTH 143.5 EAST

LOCATION: NEW GUINEA PAPUA NEW GUINEA

MAGNITUDE: 6.6 MOMENT

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Based on all available data, a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawai‘i.

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This will be the only statement issued for this event unless additional data is received.

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