What kind of impact could an earthquake off Alaska have on Eastern Carolina? The quake triggered a tsunami advisory for the Hawaiian Islands, which is where the Pirate Football team is.
The U.S. Geological Survey says a 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit Alaska's Aleutian Islands around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday. Within minutes, a tsunami advisory was issued for Hawaii. People on the islands got the word around midnight local time. The advisory was quickly canceled. People in Hawaii, including the Pirate Football Team, would have gotten word about the tsunami advisory around midnight local time.
Meanwhile, no immediate damage or injuries have been reported at the site of the earthquake in Alaska.