No Tsunami Threat to the Island of Hawaii following a magnitude 6.3 earthquake that occurred in the region of the Kermadec Islands in the South Pacific Ocean late Wednesday evening (March 31st).
Published by: HIRSC - Weather Team
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports a magnitude 6.3 earthquake occurred in the region of Kermadec Islands near New Zealand at 11:56 pm Hawaii Standard Time (HST) Wednesday evening (March 31st) at depth of 10.0-kilometers.
Based on all assessments completed by the Australian Tsunami Warning Centre (ATWC), United States Tsunami Warning Center (USTWC), and Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) for both events, there is NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO THE ISLAND AND STATE OF HAWAI'I, AGAIN NO TSUNAMI THREAT.
This will be the only information statement for this event unless further data is received.