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Pacific Tsunami Warning Center: No threat from 7.0 Mariana earthquake

LAST UPDATED: 03:12 p.m. HST, May 13, 2013

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says there is no threat of a destructive tsunami from a strong, deep earthquake, with a preliminary magnitude of 7.0, near the Mariana Islands.

The earthquake struck at 2:32 p.m. Hawaii time and was centered about 244 miles north of Saipan and 26 miles west of Agrihan, Northern Mariana Islands, at a depth of 375 miles.

The warning center says, based on available information, a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no threat to Hawaii.

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manakuke wrote:
on May 14,2013 | 03:48AM
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