No Tsunami Threat to the Island of Hawaii following a magnitude 6.5 earthquake in the region of the Kermadec Islands, New Zealand late Monday afternoon (August 30th).
Published by: HIRSC - Weather Team
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports a magnitude 6.5 earthquake that occurred in the region of the Kermadec Islands, New Zealand at 04:52 pm Hawaii Standard Time (HST) Monday afternoon (August 30th) at a depth of 25.0 miles.
Based on all extensive assessments completed by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) and the United States Tsunami Warning Center (USTWC) for the State of Hawai'i, there is NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO THE ISLAND AND STATE OF HAWAI'I, AGAIN NO TSUNAMI THREAT.
This will be the only statement for this event unless further data is received.