M 7.8 Earthquake Near Solomon Islands, Tsunami Watch
A M 7.8 earthquake hit close to the Solomon Islands early Friday, putting the nations in the South Pacific, including Hawaii, on alert for tsunami waves.
“Based on all available data, a tsunami may have been generated by this earthquake that could be destructive on coastal areas, even far from the epicenter. An investigation is underway to determine if there is a tsunami threat to Hawaii,” the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said. For more information, please read the CNN story here.
The USGS shakemap for this event is available in our event catalog. Users can login at prism.eigenrisk.com to access this footprint and compute the estimated impact on their portfolios in real time. EigenAlert subscribers should have already received automated notifications, within minutes of the event, if their exposures were impacted.
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