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Earthquake Information Statement for December 24th, 2019

Notice Level: Non-Urgent (Informational Statement Only)


No Tsunami Threat to Hawaii Island following a magnitude 6.3 earthquake in the area of Port Hardy, British Columbia, Canada on Tuesday evening (December 24th).

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports a magnitude 6.3 earthquake had occurred in the region of Port Hardy, British Columbia, Canada at 5:36 pm Hawaii Standard Time (HST) on Tuesday evening (December 24th).


Based on all assessments completed by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) and National Tsunami Warning Center (NTWC) in Palmer, Alaska: There is NO TSUNAMI THREAT to the Island and the State of Hawaii. Again, NO TSUNAMI THREAT.


This will be the only information statement for this event unless further data is received.

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