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No tsunami expected after strong earthquake near Tonga

By Star-Advertiser staff

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.

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palani wrote:
I'm scared and could use a hug.
on November 2,2013 | 11:31AM
allie wrote:
on November 2,2013 | 12:56PM
palani wrote:
All better now! :)
on November 2,2013 | 02:19PM
HD36 wrote:
Earthquakes abover 6.0 have increased over 500% since our solar system entered the galactic plane in 1998.
on November 2,2013 | 12:37PM
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