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No Tsunami Threat to Hawai‘i After 6.9 Alaska Quake

June 2, 2017, 1:11 PM HST
* Updated June 2, 1:16 PM
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The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports that a 6.9-magnitude earthquake occurred in the Near Islands in the Aleutian Islands off the coast of Alaska.

Based on all available data, a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawai‘i.

 

 

Time of quake:

  • 2 June, 2017, 22:24:47, UTC
  • 3 June, 2017, 11:24:47, near epicenter
  • 2 June 2017, 11:24:47, standard time in Hawai‘i timezone
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The USGS reports that the quake’s depth was 4 km and was centered:

  • 113.6 mi WNW of Attu, Alaska
  • 435.1 mi ESE of Klyuchi, Russia
  • 508.1 mi E of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia
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