No Tsunami Threat to the Island of Hawaii following a magnitude 4.0 earthquake in the region of Lō'ihi Seamount offshore of Hawaii Island Tuesday evening (June 2nd).
Published by: HIRSC - Weather Team
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports a magnitude of 4.0 (initially 4.1, later downgraded to a 4.0) earthquake occurred in the region of Lō'ihi Seamount (or approximately 43 kilometers East-Southeast of Na'alehu, Hawaii Island) at a depth of 11.1 kilometers at 6:44 pm Tuesday evening (June 2nd) Hawaii Standard Time (HST).
Based on all assessments completed by the Central Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (CPTWC) and National Tsunami Warning Center (NTWC), THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO THE ISLAND OR STATE OF HAWAI'I, AGAIN NO TSUNAMI THREAT.
This will be the only statement for this event unless further data is received.