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No Tsunami Threat From Mariana Islands Earthquake

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A 6.6 magnitude earthquake in the Mariana Islands has occurred with these preliminary parameters:

ORIGIN TIME – 1235 PM HST 28 AUG 2018
COORDINATES – 16.8 NORTH 147.1 EAST
LOCATION – MARIANA ISLANDS REGION
MAGNITUDE – 6.6 MOMENT

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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