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No Tsunami Threat to Hawai‘i From 6.7M Quake

March 6, 2018, 7:40 AM HST
* Updated March 6, 7:56 AM
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A magnitude 6.7 earthquake occurred on March 6, 2018, at 4:13 a.m. HST in New Guinea.

The NWS Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reported that based on all available data, a destructive pacific-wide tsunami is
not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawai‘i.

Location 6.304S 142.608E

Depth 33 km

Distances
130 km (81 miles) ENE (76 degrees) of Lake Murray, New Guinea, PNG
189 km (117 miles) WSW (254 degrees) of Mount Hagen, New Guinea, PNG
256 km (159 miles) E (94 degrees) of Tanahmerah, Irian Jaya, Indonesia
470 km (292 miles) SSE (153 degrees) of Jayapura, Irian Jaya, Indonesia
616 km (383 miles) NW (304 degrees) of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea

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Origin time: 4:13 am HST 06 Mar 2018
Coordinates: 6.3 south 142.6 east
Location: new guinea papua new guinea
Magnitude: 6.7 moment

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