Tsunami Warning Issued For Big Island, State
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has issued a tsunami advisory for the Big Island, as well as the entire state of Hawai‘i.
A tsunami advisory is issued when an earthquake has generated a wave expected to be three feet or less in height when it reaches Hawaiian shores.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.5 has occurred at approximately 10:55 a.m. HST in the vicinity of the Aleutian Islands in Alaska. All beaches and low-lying coastal areas are at risk and will be closed for the remainder of today.
Updates will be posted as conditions change.