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No tsunami threat to Hawaii from 7.5M Alaska earthquake Friday (Jan 4)

No destructive widespread tsunami threat exists. The West Coast/Alaska Tsunami Warning Center has cancelled the regional warning for coasts located near the earthquake. Hawaii could experience small non-destructive sea level changes and strong or unusual currents starting at 4:28 a.m. Saturday (Jan 5).

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Strong 6.4M quake in Gulf of Alaska, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

No destructive widespread tsunami threat exists based on historical earthquake and tsunami data.

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Strong 6.9M quake in Aleutian Islands, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

BASED ON THE EARTHQUAKE MAGNITUDE… LOCATION AND HISTORIC TSUNAMI RECORDS A DAMAGING TSUNAMI IS NOT EXPECTED ALONG THE CALIFORNIA/ OREGON/ WASHINGTON/ BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA COASTS. SOME OF THESE AREAS MAY EXPERIENCE NON-DAMAGING SEA LEVEL CHANGES.

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Strong 6.2M earthquake in Aleutian Islands, no tsunami threat

An earthquake has occurred with a magnitude such that a tsunami is not expected. Earthquakes of this magnitude are very unlikely to trigger a tsunami.

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Volcano Watch: Alaska’s great eruption of 1912 explained in centennial reports

Katmai National Monument was created in 1918 to preserve the famed Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes, a spectacular forty square mile, 100 to 700 foot deep ash flow deposited by Novarupta Volcano in 1912.

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At 11:16 PM Alaskan Daylight Time on October 30, an earthquake with preliminary magnitude 6.0 occurred 90 miles/145 Km southwest of Amchitka, Alaska . The magnitude is such that a tsunami IS NOT EXPECTED. This will be the only WCATWC message issued for this event.

No tsunami threat from 6.0M Alaskan earthquake Sunday (Oct 30)

At 11:16 PM Alaskan Daylight Time on October 30, an earthquake with preliminary magnitude 6.0 occurred 90 miles/145 Km southwest of Amchitka, Alaska . The magnitude is such that a tsunami IS NOT EXPECTED. This will be the only WCATWC message issued for this event.

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A widespread Pacific wide destructive tsunami threat does not exist based on historical earthquake and tsunami data. The Tsunami Warning is canceled for the coastal areas from Unimak Pass, Alaska (80 miles NE of Dutch Harbor) to Amchitka Pass, Alaska (125 miles W of Adak).

No tsunami threat to Hawaii from 6.8M Alaskan earthquake Friday (Sept 2)

A widespread Pacific wide destructive tsunami threat does not exist based on historical earthquake and tsunami data. The Tsunami Warning is canceled for the coastal areas from Unimak Pass, Alaska (80 miles NE of Dutch Harbor) to Amchitka Pass, Alaska (125 miles W of Adak).

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No destructive widespread tsunami threat exists based on historical earthquake and tsunami data. However - earthquakes of this size sometimes generate local tsunamis that can be destructive along coasts located within a hundred kilometers of the earthquake epicenter. Authorities in the region of the epicenter should be aware of this possibility and take appropriate action.

7.2M quake reported in Aleutian Islands, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

No destructive widespread tsunami threat exists based on historical earthquake and tsunami data. However – earthquakes of this size sometimes generate local tsunamis that can be destructive along coasts located within a hundred kilometers of the earthquake epicenter. Authorities in the region of the epicenter should be aware of this possibility and take appropriate action.

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Based on all available data a destructive pacific-wide tsunami is  not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii.

6.3M earthquake in Alaska, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

Based on all available data a destructive pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii.

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BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA A DESTRUCTIVE PACIFIC-WIDE TSUNAMI IS  NOT EXPECTED AND THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII. REPEAT. A  DESTRUCTIVE PACIFIC-WIDE TSUNAMI IS NOT EXPECTED AND THERE IS NO  TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII.

6.7M quake strikes Aleutian Islands, no tsunami threat for Hawaii

BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA A DESTRUCTIVE PACIFIC-WIDE TSUNAMI IS NOT EXPECTED AND THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII. REPEAT. A DESTRUCTIVE PACIFIC-WIDE TSUNAMI IS NOT EXPECTED AND THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII.

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This earthquake is located outside the Pacific. No tsunami threat exists to coastlines in the Pacific.

However - earthquakes of this size sometimes generate local tsunamis that can be destructive along coasts located within a few hundred kilometers of the earthquake epicenter. Authorities in the region of the epicenter should be aware of this possibility and take appropriate action.

No tsunami threat to Hawaii from 6.7M earthquake in Bering Sea

This earthquake is located outside the Pacific. No tsunami threat exists to coastlines in the Pacific. However – earthquakes of this size sometimes generate local tsunamis that can be destructive along coasts located within a few hundred kilometers of the earthquake epicenter. Authorities in the region of the epicenter should be aware of this possibility […]

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UH-Hilo beats Rockhurst 3-2 in womens volleyball Saturday

UH-Hilo beats Rockhurst 3-2 in womens volleyball Saturday

Volleyball Box Score Nanook Classic Match 3 Hawaii-Hilo vs Rockhurst (Sep 05, 2009 at Fairbanks, AK) Hawaii-Hilo ATTACK SET SERVE SRV DEF BLOCK GEN ## Player SP K E TA PCT A SA SE RE DIG BS BA BE BHE Points 3 Pinheiro, Josimara 5 19 7 42 .286 2 1 1 1 19 1 […]

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Volcano Watch: Alaska’s summer field season coming to a close

Volcano Watch: Alaska’s summer field season coming to a close

(Volcano Watch is a weekly article written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.) Summer is traditionally the best field season for volcanologists to conduct a variety of work on restless and active volcanoes, especially in remote locations.  Snow has melted from most of the high slopes, mild weather enables strenuous traverses […]

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Volcano Watch: USGS radar helps monitor Redoubt

Volcano Watch: USGS radar helps monitor Redoubt

(Volcano Watch is a weekly article written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.) How do you know when a volcano is exploding? “Just look at it” seems like the obvious answer.  This works if there are some eyes aimed at the volcano in question, and if those eyes can see the […]

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