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No tsunami threat after 7.0 magnitude Peru quake

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

There is no tsunami threat to Hawaii after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake occurred off the coast of Peru, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake happened about 6:42 a.m. Hawaii time.

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

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports, "Based on all available data a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii. Repeat. A destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii.

Here is a link to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center

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