The United States Geological Survey in an update on Twitter recently announced a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit coastal areas on Kuril Island in Russia.
Because of the recent quake, several media reports of tsunami warnings were issued for nearby areas including Hawaii.
More news follows.
— Mark Nelsen (@MarkNelsenKPTV) March 25, 2020
7.8 earthquake, 222km SSE of Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia. 2020-03-25 13:49:21 at epicenter (11m ago, depth 59km). https://t.co/EYeWWq1j9r
— Earthquakes Tsunamis (@NewEarthquake) March 25, 2020
BREAKING: Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issues tsunami alert for Russia's Far East, tsunami watch for Hawaii
— BNO News (@BNONews) March 25, 2020
Magnitude 7.8 quake strikes off Russia's Kuril Islands – USGS pic.twitter.com/UD4aKjjqYq
— Reuters (@Reuters) March 25, 2020
#BREAKING: National Weather Service issues Tsunami Watch for Hawaii following preliminary 7.8-magnitude earthquake near Kuril Islands.
— Hawaii News Now (@HawaiiNewsNow) March 25, 2020