No Tsunami Threat to Hawai‘i After Large Quake in PhilippinesApril 28, 2017, 10:45 AM HST (Updated April 28, 2017, 10:50 AM) · 0 Comments
There is no tsunami threat to Hawaiʻi after a 6.8 (7.2 preliminary magnitude) earthquake reported at 10:23 a.m. HST on Friday, April 28, 2017 in Mindanao, Philippines, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.
The PTWC states that based on all available data, a destructive Pacific-Wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaiʻi.
According to the USGS, the quake was located:
- 16.6 mi WSW of Balangonan, Philippines (Population: 2,329)
- 22.6 mi SSW of Glan, Philippines (Population: 24,256)
- 33.9 mi SSW of Malapatan, Philippines (Population: 19,439)
- 38.3 mi SSW of Lun Pequeño, Philippines (Population: 11,541)
- 71.1 mi SSE of Koronadal, Philippines (Population: 125,502)