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Earthquake Information Statement for January 7th, 2021

No Tsunami Threat to the Island of Hawaii following a magnitude 6.3 earthquake in the region of Kermadec Islands, New Zealand Thursday afternoon (January 7th).

Published by: HIRSC - Weather Team

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports a magnitude 6.3 earthquake occurred in the region of Gorontalo, Indonesia at depth of 222.3 kilometers Thursday afternoon (January 7th) at 2:28 pm Hawaii Standard Time (HST).

The Joint Australian Tsunami Warning Centre, Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC), and the United States Tsunami Warning Center (USTWC) has completed a full assessment for this earthquake and reports that there is NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO THE ISLAND AND STATE OF HAWAI'I. Again, NO TSUNAMI THREAT.

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

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