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No Tsunami Threat From 6.7-M Loyalty Islands Quake

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The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) reports an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 has occurred at approximately 4:57 AM HST in the vicinity of the Loyalty Islands.

AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS

ORIGIN TIME – 0457 AM HST 19 MAY 2019
COORDINATES – 21.7 SOUTH 169.5 EAST
LOCATION – SOUTHEAST OF LOYALTY ISLANDS
MAGNITUDE – 6.7 MOMENT

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PTWC confirms there is NO TSUNAMI THREAT to the Island and State of Hawai‘i.

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