7.2 magnitude earthquake in Micronesia, NO tsunami threat to Hawaii

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A tsunami information bulletin from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, issued at 2:36 p.m. HST:

THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO AREAS WITHIN AND BORDERING THE PACIFIC OCEAN AND ADJACENT SEAS…EXCEPT ALASKA…BRITISH COLUMBIA…WASHINGTON…OREGON AND CALIFORNIA.

AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS

COORDINATES –   0.9 NORTH  146.2 EAST

DEPTH       –   10 KM

LOCATION    –  FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA REGION

MAGNITUDE   –  7.2

NO DESTRUCTIVE WIDESPREAD TSUNAMI THREAT EXISTS BASED ON HISTORICAL EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI DATA.

 

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