M6.4 earthquake strikes off Fiji, NO tsunami threat

A magnitude-6.4 (USGS) earthquake struck south of the Fiji Islands at 6:20 p.m. Monday.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said the earthquake had the following preliminary parameters:

  • Origin time – 0620 p.m. HST 25 Sep 2017
  • Coordinates – 23.8 South 176.4 West
  • Location – south of the Fiji Islands
  • Magnitude – 6.5 Moment

The PTWC said that “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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