State emergency officials say a major earthquake off the coast of Japan Tuesday is not expected to trigger a tsunami.
📍Big quake off the coast of Japan this morning. No concerns for California at this time, continuing to monitor.🔊 https://t.co/1rI133BPXq
— Cal OES (@Cal_OES) June 18, 2019
The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake had a magnitude of 6.4 and was centered near Honshu, Japan.
Prelim M6.4 Earthquake near the west coast of Honshu, Japan Jun-18 13:22 UTC, updates https://t.co/Sv0jcbK2Dv
— USGS Big Quakes (@USGSBigQuakes) June 18, 2019
The U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center says a tsunami is not expected to impact the west coast.
Tsunami Info Stmt: M6.8 Near West Coast Of Honshu, Japan 0622PDT Jun 18: Tsunami NOT expected; CA,OR,WA,BC,and AK
— NWS Tsunami Alerts (@NWS_NTWC) June 18, 2019
California Office of Emergency Services says it will continue to monitor the situation for any potential threats.