No tsunami threat to the Island of Hawaii following a magnitude 6.9 earthquake near Easter Island in the Southeast Pacific Ocean Tuesday evening (February 2nd).
Published by: HIRSC - Weather Team
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports a magnitude 6.9 earthquake at a depth of 6.2 miles occurred near Easter Island in the Southeast Pacific Ocean at 7:23 pm HST Tuesday evening (February 2nd).
Based on all assessments and evaluations completed by the United States Tsunami Warning Center (USTWC) and Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC), there is NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO THE ISLAND OR STATE OF HAWAI'I. Again, NO TSUNAMI THREAT.
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