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UPDATE: No Tsunami Threat to Hawai‘i From 6.7-M Alaska Quake

November 30, 2018, 7:56 AM HST (Updated November 30, 2018, 8:28 AM)
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UPDATE: 11.30.18, 8:22 AM

The USGS has adjusted the preliminary magnitude to 6.7 from 7.0.

Date-Time
30 Nov 2018 17:29:29 UTC
30 Nov 2018 08:29:29 near epicenter
30 Nov 2018 06:29:29 standard time in your timezone

Location 61.318N 149.944W

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Depth 43 km

Distances
5.0 km (3.1 mi) SSE of Point MacKenzie, Alaska
11.4 km (7.0 mi) NNW of Anchorage, Alaska
20.2 km (12.5 mi) W of Eagle River, Alaska
28.4 km (17.6 mi) SW of Knik-Fairview, Alaska
806.3 km (499.9 mi) W of Whitehorse, Canada

This is a Hawai‘i County Civil Defense message for Friday, Nov. 30 at 7:50 a.m.

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The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports an earthquake has occurred on the Kenai Penisula in Alaska at 7:39 am. The earthquake had a reported magnitude of 7.0.

There is no tsunami threat to the state and island of Hawai‘i.

You will be informed as conditions change.

AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS

ORIGIN TIME – 0729 AM HST 30 NOV 2018
COORDINATES – 61.3 NORTH 149.9 WEST
LOCATION – SOUTHERN ALASKA
MAGNITUDE – 7.0 MOMENT

BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA A DESTRUCTIVE PACIFIC-WIDE TSUNAMI IS NOT EXPECTED AND THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII.

THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED.

Date-Time
30 Nov 2018 17:29:28 UTC
30 Nov 2018 08:29:28 near epicenter
30 Nov 2018 06:29:28 standard time in your timezone

Location 61.332N 149.935W

Depth 31 km

Distances
3.8 km (2.4 mi) SE of Point MacKenzie, Alaska
12.9 km (8.0 mi) N of Anchorage, Alaska
19.7 km (12.2 mi) W of Eagle River, Alaska
26.9 km (16.7 mi) SW of Knik-Fairview, Alaska
805.7 km (499.6 mi) W of Whitehorse, Canada

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