Breaking News

No Tsunami Threat Following 6.6M Alaska Earthquake

PTWC image.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says there is no tsunami threat to Hawai’i following a preliminary 6.6 magnitude earthquake that occurred 90.5 miles west-southwest of Adak, Alaska.

This morning’s earthquake was one of a flurry in the area.

According to PTWC, the earthquake occurred at 7:01 a.m. Hawai’i time.

United States Geological Survey officials say the earthquake was also located 904.7 miles east-southeast of Klyuchi, Russia; 1,561.3 miles east-southeast of  Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia; and 980.8 miles east-southeast of  Vilyuchinsk, Russia.

“Based on all available data a destructive pacific-wide tsunami is not expencted and there is no tsunami threat to Hawai`i,” according to PTWC.




Check Also

Officials warn of black ice, slippery roads as temps reach below freezing near summit

Due to current temperatures and wind chill, motorists are advised that there is black ice …