Earthquake Information Update for June 23rd, 2020
No Tsunami Threat to Island of Hawaii following a magnitude 7.4 and 5.9 earthquakes that occurred in the area of Santa María Zapotitlán, Mexico and Yigo Village, Guam Tuesday morning (June 23rd).
Published By: HIRSC Team - Hawaii Island (Holualoa) Section and Weather Team
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports 2 major earthquakes occurred around the Pacific Rim Tuesday morning (June 23rd):
The first earthquake occurred at 5:29 am Tuesday morning in the area of Santa María Zapotitlán, Mexico with a magnitude of 7.4 (initially a 7.7-moment magnitude, later downgraded to 7.4) at depth of 26.3 kilometers.
The second earthquake occurred at 7:50 am Tuesday morning in the area of Yigo Village, Guam with a magnitude of 5.9 (initially a 6.0-moment magnitude, later downgraded to 5.9) at depth of 66.7 kilometers.
Based on all assessments conducted by the United States Tsunami Warning Centers (USTWC) and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) reports that there is NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO THE ISLAND AND STATE OF HAWAII. Again, NO TSUNAMI THREAT.
There is also NO TSUNAMI THREAT for the West Coast of the United States (Washington, Oregon, and California).
This will be the only statement for this event unless further data is received.