Tsunami Notification 11 – TSUNAMI WARNING
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center at Ewa Beach has continued the TSUNAMI WARNING for the Hawaiian Islands.
A tsunami warning means that a significant earthquake has occurred. Tsunami approach confirmed.
EFFECTS: An earthquake has occurred at 7:46 p.m. HST on March 10, 2011 near the east coast of Honshu, Japan. The magnitude has been upgraded to an 8.9 moment measurement. Sea level readings confirm that a tsunami has been generated that could cause widespread damage.
Measurements or reports of tsunami wave activity
Gauge location LAT LON Time Ampl Per
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HONOLULU 21.3N 157.9W 1329Z 0.68M / 2.2FT 32MIN
HILO 19.7N 155.1W 1357Z 1.32M / 4.3FT 24MIN
KAHULUI 20.9N 156.5W 1340Z 1.74M / 5.7FT 28MIN
LAHAINA 20.9N 156.7W 1335Z 0.50M / 1.6FT 64MIN
NAWILIWILI 22.0N 159.4W 1311Z 0.64M / 2.1FT 26MIN
HANALEI 22.2N 159.5W 1306Z 0.85M / 2.8FT 28MIN
INFORMATION: Maui County Civil Defense will continue to monitor the situation. Please listen to your local radio and TV stations or NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts for any updates. NOAA Weather broadcasts can be reached by calling 1 866 944-5025. The Tsunami Warning Center web page can be found at www.prh.noaa.gov/ptwc.
Pre-recorded advisories and notifications are available 24-hours a day on the Maui County Automated Information System (AIS) by calling 986-1200. The same information is available on the Maui County website at www.mauicounty.gov.