A 6.9-magnitude earthquake Sunday night in the central Aleutian Islands in Alaska was definitely not strong enough to send a tsunami to the Bay Area.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said the quake measured 6.9, down from a preliminary estimate of 7.5.
A powerful earthquake has struck off the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, but a tsunami warning was in effect.
A tsunami warning was issued Saturday after a magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck off the Solomon Islands in the Southern Hemisphere.
The National Weather Service issued a tsunami advisory for Northern California after a strong earthquake off the west coast of Canada.
From high ground in Carmel, John joins other KCBS reporters stationed along the coast in describing the surf action following the tsunami warning.