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Earthquake off Central America poses no tsunami threat to Hawaii

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According to Hawaii State Civil defense, a 6.7-magnitude earthquake that hit off the coast off Central America is not a tsunami threat to Hawaii.

Officials say the quake happened around 7:30 Hawaii time and based on all available data, a pacific-wide tsunami is not expected.

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