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No Tsunami Threat From 7.0-M Kermadec Quake

September 9, 2018, 7:00 PM HST
* Updated September 9, 8:30 PM
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Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018: PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER, EWA BEACH

AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS

ORIGIN TIME – 0619 PM HST 09 SEP 2018
COORDINATES – 32.4 SOUTH 178.5 WEST
LOCATION – SOUTH OF THE KERMADEC ISLANDS
MAGNITUDE – 7.0 MOMENT

BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA, A DESTRUCTIVE PACIFIC-WIDE TSUNAMI IS NOT EXPECTED AND THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAI‘I.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Preliminary Report

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Magnitude 6.9

Date-Time
10 Sep 2018 04:19:02 UTC
10 Sep 2018 16:19:02 near epicenter
9 Sep 2018 17:19:02 standard time in your timezone

Location 31.842S 179.333W
Depth 111 km

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Distances
708.2 km (439.1 mi) NE of Ngunguru, New Zealand
728.6 km (451.7 mi) NE of Whangarei, New Zealand
757.2 km (469.5 mi) NNE of Whakatane, New Zealand
767.9 km (476.1 mi) NNE of Tauranga, New Zealand
773.6 km (479.6 mi) NE of North Shore, New Zealand

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