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No Tsunami Threat to Hawaii After 5.4 Earthquake at Kilauea Summit

June 13, 2018, 5:07 AM HST
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PC : Pacific Tsunami Warning Center

There is no tsunami threat to Hawaii after a preliminary magnitude 5.4 earthquake reported in the summit region of the Kīlauea Volcano at 3:40 a.m. on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says no tsunami is expected.

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that an explosive eruption at Kilauea summit has occurred at around the same time. The resulting ash plume may affect the surrounding areas. The wind may carry the ash plume to the southwest toward Wood Valley, Pahala and Ocean View.

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