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No Tsunami Generated From 4.3-M Quake

August 9, 2018, 7:02 AM HST
* Updated August 9, 7:08 AM
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Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, 7 p.m.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports a local earthquake on the south flank of KĪlauea has occurred at 6:51 a.m.

The earthquake had a reported magnitude of 4.3.

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

6:53 AM, THURSDAY, AUG. 9, 2018: NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI

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AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS:

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ORIGIN TIME – 0651 AM HST 09 AUG 2018

COORDINATES – 19.3 NORTH 155.0 WEST

LOCATION – ON THE SOUTH FLANK OF KILAUEA VOLCANO

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MAGNITUDE – 4.3

NO TSUNAMI IS EXPECTED; HOWEVER, SOME AREAS MAY HAVE EXPERIENCED SHAKING.

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