No US tsunami concern after Japan quake

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Associated Press

Posted on October 25, 2013 at 12:02 PM

Updated Friday, Oct 25 at 12:04 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The National Tsunami Warning Center says there is no tsunami danger for Hawaii, Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon and California following a powerful earthquake off Japan's east coast.

The center says the evaluation is based on information about the quake and historic tsunami records.

The magnitude-7.3 quake struck at 10:10 a.m. PDT Friday, which was early Saturday morning in Tokyo. The quake occurred under the ocean off Honshu, Japan.

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