No Tsunami Threat to Hawai‘i From 6.8-M Loyalty Island Quake
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reported that a 6.4-magnitude (updated figure) earthquake occurred SE of the Loyalty Islands.
Based on all available data, a Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawai‘i.
ORIGIN TIME – 0304 PM HST 15 OCT 2018
COORDINATES – 21.7 SOUTH 169.4 EAST
LOCATION – SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS
MAGNITUDE – 6.8 MOMENT (UPDATE)