7.1-M Earthquake SE of Loyalty Islands, NO Tsunami Threat for Hawai‘i
An earthquake Southeast of the Loyalty Islands has occurred with these preliminary parameters:
ORIGIN TIME – 0552 PM HST 28 AUG 2018
COORDINATES – 22.2 SOUTH 170.0 EAST
LOCATION – SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS
MAGNITUDE – 7.1 MOMENT
Based on all available data, a destructive Pacific-Wide Tsunami is not expected and there is no Tsunami Threat to Hawai‘i.