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No tsunami after 7.0 earthquake off Alaska

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake occurred 57 miles east-southeast of Adak, Alaska, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake was at a depth of 24.4 miles. The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake happened about 6:25 a.m. Hawaii time.

Magnitude 7.0 quakes or greater are capable of causing widespread and heavy damage. There have been no immediate reports of damage.

The earthquake was not strong enough to generate a tsunami threat to Hawaii.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports, "Based on all available data a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii. Repeat. A destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii.

Here is a link to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center

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