NO Tsunami After Large Alaska Quake

November 30, 2018, 7:53 AM HST · Updated November 30, 8:22 AM
Wendy Osher · 0 Comments

Image courtesy: USGS

There is no tsunami threat to Hawaiʻi after a 6.7 (preliminary magnitude 7.0) earthquake reported in the Southern Alaska region at 7:29 a.m. HST on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says that based on all available data, a destructive Pacific-Wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaiʻi.


The USGS reports that the quake occurred at a depth of 38.5 km and was located:

2.2 mi NW of Point MacKenzie, Alaska;
8.3 mi S of Anchorage, Alaska;
12.2 mi E of Eagle River, Alaska;
16.5 mi NE of Knik-Fairview, Alaska; and
500.6 mi E of Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada.

Wendy Osher
Wendy Osher leads the Maui Now news team. She is also the news voice of parent company, Pacific Media Group, having served nearly 20 years as News Director for the company’s six Maui radio stations.

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