Quake Strikes off Big Island; No Tsunami Expected

Posted on Feb 17, 2017 in Information and News Releases, Main, Slider
TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER   1
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
537 AM HST FRI FEB 17 2017

TO - EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IN THE STATE OF HAWAII

SUBJECT - LOCAL TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT

THIS STATEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. NO ACTION REQUIRED.

AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS

   ORIGIN TIME - 0534 AM HST 17 FEB 2017
   COORDINATES - 20.1 NORTH  156.1 WEST
   LOCATION    - OFFSHORE FROM KAWAIHAE ON THE BIG ISLAND
   MAGNITUDE   - 4.5

EVALUATION

 NO TSUNAMI IS EXPECTED. REPEAT. NO TSUNAMI IS EXPECTED.
 HOWEVER...SOME AREAS MAY HAVE EXPERIENCED SHAKING.

THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS
ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED.