Tsunami Advisory Canceled

October 19, 2020, 7:35 PM HST
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A tsunami advisory issued this afternoon for the Hawaiian Islands has been canceled.

The Hawai‘i County Civil Defense Agency issued the advisory Monday at 5:20 p.m. due to a 7.5-magnitude earthquake that struck the vicinity of the Aleutian Islands in Alaska.

The advisory was canceled at 7 p.m. Civil Defense states all beaches will remain closed for the rest of the day as a precaution due to possible strong currents.

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