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No Tsunami Threat to Hawai‘i from 7.4 Russia Quake

July 17, 2017, 2:10 PM HST
* Updated July 17, 2:25 PM
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The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports a 7.4 magnitude earthquake occurred at 1:34 p.m. today in the Komandorskiye Ostrova Russia Region.

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

Origin Time: 1:34 p.m. HST, July  17, 2017
Coordinates: 54.2 North 169.2 East
Location: Komandorskiye Ostrova Russia Region
Magnitude: 7.4 Moment


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