6.8 Earthquake Off Japan No Tsunami Threat to Hawaii

An earthquake has occurred near the East Coast of Honshu, Japan with the following preliminary parameters:

ORIGIN TIME – 1113 AM HST 12 MAY 2015
COORDINATES – 38.9 NORTH 141.8 EAST
LOCATION – NEAR THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU JAPAN
MAGNITUDE – 6.8 MOMENT

Based on all available data, a destructive Pacific-Wide Tsunami is not expected and there is no Tsunami threat to Hawaii according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.