Magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes Samoa Islands region, NO tsunami threat

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Tsunami Information Statement Number 1
NWS Pacific Tsunami Warning Center Ewa Beach HI
726 am HST Sun Jun 29 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 – 0715 am HST 29 Jun 2014
Coordinates – 14.9 South 175.4 West
Location – Fiji Region
Magnitude – 6.8 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 statement issued for this event unless additional data are received.

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