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Kuril Islands Earthquake, No Tsunami Threat to Hawai‘i

October 10, 2018, 2:13 PM HST
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The USGS reported that a 6.8-magnitude earthquake occurred in the Kuril Islands on Oct. 10, 2018, at 1:16 p.m.

ORIGIN TIME – 0116 PM HST 10 OCT 2018
COORDINATES – 49.1 NORTH 156.4 EAST
LOCATION – KURIL ISLANDS
MAGNITUDE – 6.8 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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