Pacific Tsunami Warning Center
West Oahu is proud to be home of the headquarters of The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, which is located in Ewa Beach. The warning center is responsible for tsunami analysis and warnings for the State of Hawaii. In addition, PTWC issues warnings on all potential tsunami generation within the entire Pacific rim (excluding the US mainland) and Indian ocean realm that could affect other countries; PTWC also issues warnings in the Atlantic region specifically to Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.
To view locations outside of Hawaii, including the Pacific islands, Puerto Rico, and Indian ocean regions, click here.
If there has been a recent tsunami alert in Hawaii, please monitor NOAA Emergency Radio, which can be listened to on the Internet by going here.
Latest (last known report) Tsunami Reports from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Ewa Beach, HI.
All Data is pulled live directly from PTWC.
Latest Information as of Wed, 22 May 2013 07:06:29 -1000
000 WEHW42 PHEB 200958 TIBHWX HIZ001>003-005>009-012>014-016>021-023>026-201158- TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1 NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI 1158 PM HST SUN MAY 19 2013 TO - CIVIL DEFENSE IN THE STATE OF HAWAII SUBJECT - TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT THIS STATEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. NO ACTION REQUIRED. AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS ORIGIN TIME - 1149 PM HST 19 MAY 2013 COORDINATES - 44.7 SOUTH 81.1 WEST LOCATION - WEST CHILE RISE MAGNITUDE - 6.8 MOMENT EVALUATION BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA A DESTRUCTIVE PACIFIC-WIDE TSUNAMI IS NOT EXPECTED AND THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII. REPEAT. A DESTRUCTIVE PACIFIC-WIDE TSUNAMI IS NOT EXPECTED AND THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII. THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED. $$