No tsunami threat to Hawaii after powerful earthquake hits Ecuador-Peru border

No tsunami threat to Hawaii after powerful earthquake hits Ecuador-Peru border
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A powerful earthquake hit the Ecuador-Peru border on Friday, but there was no tsunami threat to Hawaii, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

The quake, measured at a magnitude of 7.5, struck around 12:15 a.m. Hawaii time.

Based on all available data, the PTWC said the temblor was not strong enough to generate a tsunami.

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