Quantcast

Tuesday, October 21, 2014         

 Print   Email   Comment | View 0 Comments   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

No tsunami threat to Hawaii from strong quake in South Pacific

By Star-Advertiser

POSTED:
LAST UPDATED: 12:56 p.m. HST, Mar 21, 2012



 

A strong earthquake off Papua New Guinea in the South Pacific did not generate a Pacific-wide tsunami, officials said today.

The magnitude 6.7 quake struck at 8:15 a.m. Thursday near the epicenter (12:15 p.m. today in Hawaii) and was centered about 39 miles east-southeast of Goroka, New Guinea, at a depth of about 69 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Ewa Beach said there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii.






 Print   Email   Comment | View 0 Comments   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

COMMENTS
(0)
You must be subscribed to participate in discussions


IN OTHER NEWS
Breaking News
Blogs
Political Radar
`Dawn’

Political Radar
`Lean Democratic’

The Green Leaf
Honu and Hina

Volley Shots
10-21: Tuesday checkin

Warrior Beat
Back in Manoa

Political Radar
Same

Political Radar
Declined