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No Tsunami Threat to Hawai‘i From 7.4-M Russia Quake

December 20, 2018, 7:29 AM HST
* Updated December 20, 7:41 AM
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TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
7:11 AM HST THURSDAY DEC 20 2018

A 7.4 EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS:

Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia region
Preliminary Report: Magnitude 7.4

Date-Time
20 Dec 2018 17:01:54 UTC
21 Dec 2018 04:01:54 near epicenter
20 Dec 2018 06:01:54 HST

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EVALUATION

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

THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED.

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Location 55.106N 164.709E

Depth 9 km

Distances
187.9 km (116.5 mi) SE of Ust�-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia
277.9 km (172.3 mi) ESE of Klyuchi, Russia
457.9 km (283.9 mi) ENE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia
465.0 km (288.3 mi) ENE of Yelizovo, Russia
478.6 km (296.8 mi) ENE of Vilyuchinsk, Russia

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