6.5M earthquake in Vanuatu, NO tsunami threat

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Tsunami Information Statement Number 1

NWS Pacific Tsunami Warning Center Ewa Beach HI

10:50 p.m. Thu Feb 06 2014

To – Civil Defense in the State of Hawaii

Subject – Tsunami Information Statement

This statement is for information only. No action required.

An earthquake has occurred with these preliminary parameters

  • Origin time – 10:40 p.m. 06 Feb 2014
  • Coordinates – 15.1 South 167.3 East
  • Location – Vanuatu
  • Magnitude – 6.5 Moment

Evaluation: Based on all available data a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii. Repeat. A destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii.

This will be the only bulletin issued for this event unless additional information becomes available.

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