Tsunami Watch issued for Hawaii after a 7.8M earthquake near the Kuril Islands, east of Russia. pic.twitter.com/9MHC010Qng— Ricky Matthews (@wxrjm) March 25, 2020
Wednesday afternoon local time, with a depth of 56.7 kilometers (35 miles). There are no reports of damage or casualties as of yet. A tsunami watch has been alerted for Hawaii, some 5,600 kilometers away.