No tsunami after 7.0 quake near Mariana Islands

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A magnitude 7.0 earthquake has occurred near Pagan, Northern Mariana Islands, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake was at a depth of 351 miles.

Magnitude 7.0 quakes or greater are capable of causing widespread and heavy damage.

The earthquake was not strong enough to generate a tsunami threat to Hawaii.

Here is a link to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center

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