No Tsunami Threat to Hawaii Following 7.1 Japan Quake
Posted by Wendy Osher
A large earthquake in Japan early this morning did not trigger a tsunami threat to Hawaii. The quake occurred in the same Honshu region of the country as the destructive March 11th quake. The 7.1 magnitude earthquake was reported shortly after 4:30 Hawaii time this morning.
|Depth||49 km (30.4 miles)|
|Region||NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN|
|Distances||66 km (41 miles) E of Sendai, Honshu, Japan
114 km (70 miles) E of Yamagata, Honshu, Japan
116 km (72 miles) ENE of Fukushima, Honshu, Japan
330 km (205 miles) NNE of TOKYO, Japan
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 13.1 km (8.1 miles); depth +/- 7.2 km (4.5 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=426, Nph=427, Dmin=358.4 km, Rmss=0.75 sec, Gp= 32°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=B
*** Supporting information courtesy USGS and Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.