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