7.3 magnitude earthquake north of the Solomon Islands, no tsunami threat

Solomon Island Earthquake

The National Weather Service Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Ewa Beach released a statement that based on all available data a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii.

The earthquake had the preliminary parameters below:

  • Origin time – 08:36 a.m. HST 07 Jul 2013
  • Coordinates – 3.8 south 154.0 east
  • Location – north of the Solomon Islands
  • Magnitude – 7.3 moment

*Note the USGS and Pacific Tsunami Warning Center may have slightly different information as magnitude is adjusted when more data is collected.

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