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Seven voyaging canoes arrived this weekend in Hilo Bay, just one of the stops on the "Te Mana O Te Moana," or "The Spirit of the Sea," expedition.

Polynesian voyaging canoes arrive in Hilo on Pacific expedition

Seven voyaging canoes arrived this weekend in Hilo Bay, just one of the stops on the “Te Mana O Te Moana,” or “The Spirit of the Sea,” expedition.

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Based on all available data a destructive pacific-wide tsunami is  not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii. However - earthquakes of this size sometimes generate local  tsunamis that can be destructive along coasts located within  a hundred kilometers of the earthquake epicenter. Authorities  in the region of the epicenter should be aware of this  possibility and take appropriate action.

No tsunami threat to Hawaii from 6.9M Vanuatu Islands quake

Based on all available data a destructive pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii. However – earthquakes of this size sometimes generate local tsunamis that can be destructive along coasts located within a hundred kilometers of the earthquake epicenter. Authorities in the region of the epicenter should be aware […]

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No destructive widespread tsunami threat exists based on  historical earthquake and tsunami data.

However - earthquakes of this size sometimes generate local  tsunamis that can be destructive along coasts located within  a hundred kilometers of the earthquake epicenter. Authorities  in the region of the epicenter should be aware of this  possibility and take appropriate action.

No tsunami threat to Hawaii from 6.6M Vanuatu quake

No destructive widespread tsunami threat exists based on historical earthquake and tsunami data. However – earthquakes of this size sometimes generate local tsunamis that can be destructive along coasts located within a hundred kilometers of the earthquake epicenter. Authorities in the region of the epicenter should be aware of this possibility and take appropriate action.

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The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has issued a non-expanding  regional tsunami warning for a part of the pacific near the  earthquake. Based on all available data there is no destructive  tsunami threat to hawaii.

However... some coastal areas in Hawaii could experience small  non-destructive sea level changes and strong or unusual currents  lasting up to several hours. The estimated time such effects  might begin is 10:51 a.m. HST Saturday, December 25, 2010.

7.3M quake in Vanuatu, no tsunami threat to Hawaii but sea level changes and currents may occur starting 10:51 a.m. Saturday (Dec 25)

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has issued a non-expanding regional tsunami warning for a part of the pacific near the earthquake. Based on all available data there is no destructive tsunami threat to hawaii. However… some coastal areas in Hawaii could experience small non-destructive sea level changes and strong or unusual currents lasting up to […]

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Volcano Watch: Island archipelagos rock, roll and erupt

Volcano Watch: Island archipelagos rock, roll and erupt

(Volcano Watch is a weekly article written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.) Anyone looking at a map of the Pacific cannot help but be astounded by the feat of the first Polynesian navigators to these isolated islands of Hawaii. In contrast, their homelands in the south Pacific are dotted with […]

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Sea level readings indicate a tsunami was generated. a recorded wave amplitude of 23 cm has been observed at Port Vila, Vanuatu. This is only an initial measurement of the first arriving tsunami wave. Higher wave amplitudes may yet to be observed along coasts near the earthquake epicenter.

No tsunami threat to Hawaii from 7.5M Vanuatu quake, small tsunami observed in Vanuatu

Sea level readings indicate a tsunami was generated. a recorded wave amplitude of 23 cm has been observed at Port Vila, Vanuatu. This is only an initial measurement of the first arriving tsunami wave. Higher wave amplitudes may yet to be observed along coasts near the earthquake epicenter.

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No destructive widespread tsunami threat exists based on historical earthquake and tsunami data.

However - earthquakes of this size sometimes generate local tsunamis that can be destructive along coasts located within a hundred kilometers of the earthquake epicenter. authorities in the region of the epicenter should be aware of this possibility and take appropriate action.

No tsunami threat to Hawaii from 6.4M Vanuatu earthquake

No destructive widespread tsunami threat exists based on historical earthquake and tsunami data. However – earthquakes of this size sometimes generate local tsunamis that can be destructive along coasts located within a hundred kilometers of the earthquake epicenter. authorities in the region of the epicenter should be aware of this possibility and take appropriate action.

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Based on all available data a destructive pacific-wide tsunami is  not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii. Tsunami warning cancellation ... The tsunami warning and/or watch issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center is now cancelled for  Vanuatu / Solomon Is. / New Caledonia

Large 7.2M earthquake near Vanuatu Thursday (May 27)

Based on all available data a destructive pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii. Tsunami warning cancellation … The tsunami warning and/or watch issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center is now cancelled for Vanuatu / Solomon Is. / New Caledonia

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No destructive widespread tsunami threat exists for Hawaii based on historical earthquake and tsunami data.

However - earthquakes of this size sometimes generate local tsunamis that can be destructive along coasts located within a hundred kilometers of the earthquake epicenter. Authorities in the region of the epicenter should be aware of this possibility and take appropriate action.

No tsunami threat expected from new 7.0M Vanuatu quake

No destructive widespread tsunami threat exists for Hawaii based on historical earthquake and tsunami data. However – earthquakes of this size sometimes generate local tsunamis that can be destructive along coasts located within a hundred kilometers of the earthquake epicenter. Authorities in the region of the epicenter should be aware of this possibility and take […]

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National Weather Service warns of possible sea level changes and strong currents along the coast starting at 7 p.m. in Hawaii (Oct 7).

Hazardous ocean changes possible due to 7.8M quake

National Weather Service warns of possible sea level changes and strong currents along the coast starting at 7 p.m. in Hawaii (Oct 7).

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Sea level readings indicate a tsunami was generated. It may have been destructive along coasts near the earthquake epicenter and could also be a threat to more distant coasts. Authorities should take appropriate action in response to this possibility. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center will continue to monitor sea level data to determine the extent and severity of the threat.

If tsunami waves impact Hawaii their estimated earliest arrival time is Wednesday, 6:50 p.m. HAST October 7, 2009

Tsunami watch cancelled for Hawaii after Pacific quakes

Sea level readings indicate a tsunami was generated. It may have been destructive along coasts near the earthquake epicenter and could also be a threat to more distant coasts. Authorities should take appropriate action in response to this possibility. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center will continue to monitor sea level data to determine the extent and […]

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