No Tsunami Threat to the Island of Hawaii following a magnitude 6.8 earthquake in the region of Alo, Wallis and Fatuna (Near Fiji) in the South Pacific Ocean early Friday afternoon (May 21st).
Published by: HIRSC - Weather Team
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports a magnitude 6.8 earthquake occurred in the region of Alo, Wallis and Fatuna (near Fiji) in the South Pacific Ocean at 12:13 pm Hawaii Standard Time (HST) early Friday afternoon (May 21st) at a depth of 6.2 miles.
Based on all assessments completed by Japan Tsunami Warning Center (JTWC), National Tsunami Warning Center (NTWC), Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC), and Australian Tsunami Warning Centre (ATWC), there is NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO ISLAND AND STATE OF HAWAI'I, AGAIN NO TSUNAMI THREAT.
This will be the only information statement for this evenet unless further data is received.