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No tsunami threat to Hawaii after 6.8 quake off the coast of Alaska

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

 There is no tsunami threat to Hawaii following a 6.8 magnitude earthquake off the Coast of Chirikof Island, Alaska, about 397 Southwest of Anchorage. 

The quake struck at around 9 p.m. HST, and occurred at a depth of 39 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. 

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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