10pm Update on the 8.0 Earthquake and Tsunami in Pacific | Weather
It appears that a tsunamis is affecting part of the resion near where the center of the earthquake was near the Soloman Islands but a tsunami warning will NOT be issued for Hawaii.
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 - 0312 PM HST 05 FEB 2013 COORDINATES - 10.9 SOUTH 165.1 EAST LOCATION - SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS MAGNITUDE - 8.0 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. A TSUNAMI HAS BEEN CONFIRMED IN AREAS NEAR THE EPICENTER BUT IT SHOULD NOT AFFECT HAWAII. THIS WILL BE THE FINAL STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED. Remember I am always tracking the weather on my facebook page, come join the 10,000+ fans that get all kinds of weather and other stuff: MIKE'S FACEBOOK PAGE. You can also follow me on twitter: MIKE'S TWITTER PAGE.