No tsunami threat to Hawaii after 6.6 quake near Ryuku Islands - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

No tsunami threat to Hawaii after 6.6 quake near Ryuku Islands

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A strong earthquake shook an area near the Ryuku Islands but was not strong enough to generate a tsunami threat to Hawaii.

The quake was measured at a magnitude 6.6, according to preliminary reports from the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake happened shortly after 10 a.m. HST. near the Ryuku Islands in Japan.

Here is a link to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

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