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No Tsunami Threat to Hawai‘i After 7.0 Japan Earthquake

March 20, 2021, 2:11 AM HST
* Updated March 20, 8:52 AM
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There is no tsunami threat to Hawaiʻi following a 7.0 preliminary magnitude earthquake reported at 11:09 p.m. on March 19, 2021, near the East coast of Honshu, Japan.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says that based on all available data, a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaiʻi.


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