No Tsunami Threat to Hawai‘i From Fiji 6.4-M Quake

September 25, 2017, 7:07 PM HST · Updated September 25, 7:26 PM
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The U.S. Geological Survery has reported a (preliminary) 6.4 magnitude earthquake south of the Fiji Islands.

The National Weather Service Pacific Tsunami Warning System in O‘ahu reports the magnitude at 6.5 at approximately 6:30 p.m. HST, and assessed that there has been no tsunami threat to Hawai‘i generated from this earthquake.

This will be the only statement issued for this event unless additional data is received or the situation changes.

Parameters
26 Sep 2017 04:20:01 UTC
26 Sep 2017 04:20:01 near epicenter
25 Sep 2017 17:20:01 standard time in your timezone
Location 23.713S 176.937W
Depth 98 km

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Distances
332.7 km (206.3 mi) SSW of Vaini, Tonga
333.5 km (206.8 mi) SW of ‘Ohonua, Tonga
336.4 km (208.5 mi) SSW of Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
781.9 km (484.8 mi) SE of Suva, Fiji
879.8 km (545.4 mi) SE of Nadi, Fiji

* MAGNITUDE 6.5
* ORIGIN TIME 0420 UTC SEP 26 2017
* COORDINATES 23.8 SOUTH 176.4 WEST
* DEPTH 104 KM / 65 MILES
* LOCATION SOUTH OF THE FIJI ISLANDS

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