No Tsunami Threat to the Island of Hawaii following a magnitude 6.1 earthquake in the region of Loyalty Islands Wednesday afternoon (February 17th).
Published by: HIRSC - Weather Team
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports a magnitude 6.1 earthquake occurred in the region of the Loyalty Islands at 12:49 pm Hawaii Standard Time (HST) Wednesday afternoon (February 17th).
Based on all assessments completed by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC), Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre (ATWC), and United States Tsunami Warning Center (USTWC), There is NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO ISLAND AND STATE OF HAWAII, Again NO TSUNAMI THREAT.
This will be the only statement for this event unless further data is received.