Pacific Tsunami Threat Cancelled for Hawaii and US/Canadian West Coast


At 1.10 am the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Eva Beach, Hawaii informed there is no longer a tsunami threat for the State of Hawaii.

Tsunami threats also have been canceled for all Pacific Ocean regions after a 8.2 earthquake in Alaska earlier this morning.

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A watch was earlier issued from Alaska to California to Hawaii.


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