The magnitude-7.8 quake happened at 9:49 PM CDT near the Kuril Islands just east of mainland Russian Federation.
According to USGS and also Tsunami.gov there is and there was no advisory of a possible tsunami threat for the State of Hawaii. Meanwhile, the U.S Pacific Tsunami Warning Center stated that the U.S West Coast, Alaska and British Columbia region in Canada will not face any threat of tsunami from the natural disaster, though, some parts of coastal areas in the U.S were expected to experience non-damaging sea level changes.More news: Vikings agree to terms with WR Sharpe and DL Zettel
Explainer: After an natural disaster, how does a tsunami happen? In Severo-Kurilsk residents felt the tremors in the force 5-6 points, in Yuzhno-Kurilsk (South Kuril Islands) is 3 points.
A magnitude 7.5 natural disaster struck off Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck 217km south-southeast of Severo on the Kuril chain north of Japan.More news: Ben Affleck, Ana de Armas Quarantine Together After Costa Rica Vacation
However, the tsunami watch for Hawaii was cancelled about an hour later, with the PTWC concluding that "only very small tsunami waves were generated by this quake and there is no further threat".
Meteorological officials in Japan issued no alerts, although they said there might be slight tidal changes.
The last major quake that struck the Kuril Islands was in 2006. It created a small tsunami that impacted the northern coast of Japan and parts of California.More news: Over 170,000 volunteer to help United Kingdom fight coronavirus