Strong earthquake strikes off Alaska; no tsunami threat to Hawaii
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Strong earthquake strikes off Alaska; no tsunami threat to Hawaii

  • U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY

    A strong earthquake off the coast of Alaska today does not pose a tsunami threat to Hawaii.

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A strong earthquake struck off the coast of Alaska’s Aleutian islands today but did not pose a tsunami threat to Hawaii.

The magnitude 6.6 quake struck 67 miles west-southwest of Adak, Alaska at 11:56 a.m. at a depth of 21 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

No Pacific-wide tsunami was expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said in a bulletin.

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