6.9 Magnitude Earthquake strikes off of the Aleutian Islands in Alaska

At around 12:30 this afternoon, a powerful 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck off of the Aleutian Islands in Alaska.  For Hawaii, there are no tsunami watches or warnings in affect for the state per the National Weather Service or the US Geological Survey (USGS).  Again, there are  NO tsunami watches or warnings in affect for Hawaii.