Pacific Tsunami Warning Center

WELLINGTON, New Zealand | Strong, deep undersea quake shakes Fiji; no damage expected

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A deep, undersea earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.2 has struck Fiji and small tsunami waves have been observed but no damage reported. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit at a depth of 560 kilometers (348 miles) and was located 280 kilometers (174 miles) northeast of Fiji’s Ndoi … Continue reading WELLINGTON, New Zealand | Strong, deep undersea quake shakes Fiji; no damage expected

PAHOA, Hawaii | The Latest: Hawaii’s magnitude-6.9 quake biggest since 1975

PAHOA, Hawaii — The Latest on the eruption of a Hawaii volcano that sent molten lava through forest land and bubbling up on paved streets (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Authorities say a magnitude-6.9 earthquake that hit Hawaii’s Big Island is the largest to strike in more than four decades. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center Director … Continue reading PAHOA, Hawaii | The Latest: Hawaii’s magnitude-6.9 quake biggest since 1975