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6.6-M Quake Rattles Russia

June 25, 2019, 7:54 AM HST
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6 AM, Tuesday, June 25, 2019: Hawai‘i County Civil Defense Tsunami Information message

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) reports an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 occurred at approximately 11:06 PM HST in the vicinity of Komandorskiye Ostrova Russia Region.

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

1115 PM HST, MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2019, NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI

AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS

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ORIGIN TIME – 1106 PM HST 24 JUN 2019
COORDINATES – 56.2 NORTH 164.3 EAST
LOCATION – KOMANDORSKIYE OSTROVA RUSSIA REGION
MAGNITUDE – 6.6 MOMENT

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EVALUATION

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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