No Tsunami Threat to Hawai’i, 6.9 Quake in Aleutian Islands
By Wendy Osher
There is no tsunami threat to Hawai’i following a preliminary magnitude 6.9 earthquake in the Andreanof Islands in the Aleutian Island region.
The quake was reported at 1:40 p.m. HST on Wednesday, September 26, 2012.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued an information statement saying no action is required.
According to the agency, a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawai’i.
The USGS measure the quake at a depth of 27 miles. It was centered 82 miles WSW of Adak, 185 miles WSW of Atka, and 1277 miles WSW of Anchorage, Alaska.