Quantcast

Monday, October 20, 2014         

 Print   Email   Comment | View 4 Comments   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

No tsunami expected after strong earthquake near Tonga

By Star-Advertiser staff

POSTED:
LAST UPDATED: 06:37 a.m. HST, Nov 03, 2013


A Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected after a strong earthquake near Tonga Saturday morning.

The magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck at 8:54 a.m. Hawaii time about 214 miles northeast of Nukualofa, Tonga and 370miles south of Apia, Samoa at a depth of 6.2 miles.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said based on all available data, a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii.






 Print   Email   Comment | View 4 Comments   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

COMMENTS
(4)
You must be subscribed to participate in discussions


IN OTHER NEWS
Breaking News