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Earthquake Information Statement for September 14th, 2020

No Tsunami Threat for the Island of Hawaii following a magnitude 6.4 earthquake in the region of Esso, Russia Monday evening (September 14th).

Published by: HIRSC - Weather Team


The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports a magnitude 6.4 earthquake occurred approximately 13 km WNW of Esso, Russia at 5:41 pm Hawaii Standard Time (HST) Monday evening (September 14th).

Based on all assessments and evaluations completed by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC), there is NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO ISLAND AND STATE OF HAWAI'I, AGAIN NO TSUNAMI THREAT. This earthquake occurred far inland and did not generate a destructive tsunami.

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

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