BREAKING: Tsunami Watches Across the Pacific

Posted by on Thursday, December 8, 2016

A 7.8 magnitude earthquakes has struck near the Solomon Islands.

Earthquakes of this size are known to generate tsunamis.

Tsunami waves reaching 1 to 3 meters above the tide level are possible along some coasts of Solomon Islands.

Tsunami waves reaching 0.3 to 1 meters above the tide level are possible for some coasts of Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu.

Tsunami waves are forecast to be less than 0.3 meters above the tide level for the coasts of American Samoa, Australia, Chuuk, Fiji, Guam, Howland And Baker, Indonesia, Kermadec Islands, Kiribati, Kosrae, Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Northern Marianas, Pohnpei, Samoa, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, And Wallis And Futuna.

Head to higher ground immediately.

The tsunami watch for Hawaii has been cancelled.

More information will be issued as it becomes available.

The Team

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