July 03, 2014
No Tsunami Threat to Hawaii After 6.6 Kermadec Islands Quake
There is no tsunami threat to Hawaiʻi after a preliminary magnitude 6.6 #earthquake reported at 9:50 a.m. HST on Thursday, July 3, 2014, in the #Kermadec Islands Region, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. The USGS reports that the quake was located at a depth of 20.5 miles and was located: 145 miles ESE of Raoul Island, #NewZealand; 632 miles S of Nuku`alofa, Tonga; 670 miles NE of Whakatane, New Zealand; 675 miles NNE of Gisborne, New Zealand; and 684 miles ENE of Whangarei, New Zealand. Image courtesy PTWC.