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No Tsunami Threat From 7.1-M Papua New Guinea Quake

May 6, 2019, 11:38 AM HST
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AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS:

ORIGIN TIME – 1120 AM HST 06 MAY 2019
COORDINATES –  7.0 SOUTH  146.4 EAST
LOCATION    – EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG  PAPUA NEW GUINEA
MAGNITUDE   – 7.1  MOMENT


EVALUATION:

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

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