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Earthquake Information Statements for February 10th, 2021

No Tsunami Threats to Island of Hawaii following multiple large earthquakes in the region of the Loyalty Islands in the South Pacific on Wednesday (February 10th).

Published by: HIRSC - Weather Team


The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports multiple large magnitude earthquake has occurred in the region of Loyalty islands on Wednesday, February 10th, 2021. Large earthquakes are listed as follows:

  • Magnitude 7.7 (initially 7.9, however later downgraded to 7.7) occurred at 3:19 am HST Wednesday morning.

  • Magnitude 6.4 (initially 6.7, however later downgraded to 6.4) occurred at 11:23 am HST late Wednesday morning.

  • Magnitude 6.1 (x3) occurred at 3:02 am, 6:35 am, and 8:36 am on Wednesday morning.

Based on all assessments completed by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) and the United States Tsunami Warning Center (USTWC), THERE ARE NO TSUNAMI THREATS TO THE ISLAND OR STATE OF HAWAII FROM ALL EVENTS. Again, NO TSUNAMI THREATS.

This will be the only information statement for the following events unless further data is received.

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