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Strong earthquake shakes Alaska, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

Magnitude-6.1 earthquake shakes Alaska (Image source: Google Maps) Magnitude-6.1 earthquake shakes Alaska (Image source: Google Maps)
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A powerful shook parts of Alaska Thursday morning, but was not strong enough to generate a tsunami threat to Hawaii.

The quake was measured at a magnitude 6.2, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake happened at around 7:50 a.m. HST, about 60 miles west-northwest of Willow, Alaska.

Here is a link to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

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