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The US Navy said Friday there had been no “significant damage” to its fleet or facilities in Japan after a massive earthquake off the coast triggered a tsunami.

“Currently, no reports of significant damage to installations and no damage to US Navy ships in Japan,” it said in an official message on the micro-blogging website Twitter.

The US Pacific Fleet said there was no damage on the Pacific island of Guam, where it maintains a base, adding that it was “still awaiting the all clear.”

The Pacific Fleet command also said it would not be evacuating any personnel or sailing ships out of Pearl Harbor, on the southeastern side of Hawaii’s Oahu Island, where the tsunami was expected to strike.

“Projected wave assessments inside harbor indicate no need to sortie ships. Taking all measures to ensure ships secure in port,” it said on Twitter.

The Pacific Missile Range Facility on the nearby island of Kauai, however, ordered an “evacuation advisory,” saying:

“Munitions storage facility is the safe haven for personnel.”