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No Tsunami Threat From 6.5-M Solomon Islands Quake

November 15, 2018, 5:58 PM HST
* Updated November 15, 6:00 PM
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The USGS reported that a 6.5-magnitude earthquake occurred in the Solomon Islands on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at 5:27 p.m.

ORIGIN TIME – 0527 PM HST 15 NOV 2018
COORDINATES – 10.4 SOUTH 163.4 EAST
LOCATION – SOLOMON ISLANDS
MAGNITUDE – 6.5 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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