Earthquake Information Statement for September 30th, 2020
No Tsunami Threat to the Island of Hawaii following a magnitude 6.4 earthquake in the region of Pangai, Tonga Wednesday afternoon (Septemeber 30th).
Published by: HIRSC - Weather Team
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports a magnitude 6.4 earthquake occurred in the region of Pangai, Tonga at 3:14 pm Hawaii Standard Time (HST) at a depth of 35 kilometers.
Based on assessments completed by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) and United States Tsunami Warning Center (USTWC), There is NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO THE ISLAND AND STATE OF HAWAII. Again, NO TSUNAMI THREAT.
This will be the only statement for this event unless further information received.