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No Tsunami From 5.4-M Summit Collapse

July 8, 2018, 8:21 AM HST
* Updated July 8, 8:56 AM
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Sunday, July 8, 2018, 3:15 a.m.: No Tsunami From 5.4-M Summit Collapse 

Hawaiian Volcanoes Observatory reports a collapse/explosive event with energy equal to a 5.4 magnitude earthquake has occurred at Halema‘uma‘u Crater at 2:55 a.m.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports there is no tsunami threat to the Island of Hawai‘i.

Due to the volcanic activity, the following is provided for your awareness:

  • Residents in the area affected by earthquakes are advised to monitor utility connections of gas, electricity, and water after earthquakes.
  • When driving be on the lookout for cracks in roadways.
  • If ash is observed stay indoors or seek cover.

3 a.m.: NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH

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A SEISMIC EVENT HAS OCCURRED NEAR THE SUMMIT OF KĪLAUEA VOLCANO. THE EVENT IS LIKELY ASSOCIATED WITH A SUMMIT ERUPTION.

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ITS PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS ARE:

ORIGIN TIME – 0255 AM HST 08 JUL 2018
COORDINATES – 19.4 NORTH 155.2 WEST
LOCATION – IN THE SUMMIT REGION OF KILAUEA VOLCANO
MAGNITUDE – 5.4

NO TSUNAMI IS EXPECTED.

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