No tsunami threat to Hawaii after earthquake in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands
No tsunami was triggered by a magnitude-8.0 earthquake in the Aleutian Islands of Alaska, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.
The earthquake struck at 10:53 a.m. Hawaii time near Rat Island within the Aleutian Islands, according to the center. The center upgraded the magnitude shortly after its initial release stating it was a 7.1 magnitude earthquake.
Based on all available data, a destricturive Pacific-wide tsunam is not expected and there is no threat of tsunami to Hawaii.