No Tsunami Threat for Hawaii Following Quake Off Alaska

Jan 23, 2018

Credit PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER

Update: The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has cancelled the tsunami watch for Hawaii following 7.9 magnitude earthquake off Alaska.

A Tsunami Watch for Hawaii was issued late Monday evening by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center following an 7.9 magnitude earthquake off Alaska.  

A Tsunami Watch means tsunami waves are possible, but not imminent. If a tsunami is likely to hit the islands, a Tsunami Warning will be issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

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