News

No Tsunami Threat to Hawai‘i from 7.0-M New Guinea Quake

October 10, 2018, 12:01 PM HST
* Updated October 14, 2:25 PM
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio...
A
A
A

The USGS reported that a 7.0-magnitude earthquake occurred in the New Britain Region of Papau New Guinea on Oct. 10, 2018, at 10:48 a.m.

Based on all available data, a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawai‘i.

ORIGIN TIME – 1048 AM HST 10 OCT 2018
COORDINATES – 5.9 SOUTH 151.4 EAST
LOCATION – NEW BRITAIN REGION PAPUA NEW GUINEA
MAGNITUDE – 7.0 MOMENT

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Stay in-the-know with daily or weekly
headlines delivered straight to your inbox.
Cancel
Mahalo for Subscribing
×

Comments

This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Big Island Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments