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No Tsunami Threat Following 6.6M Alaska Earthquake

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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.


 

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