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No tsunami threat to Hawaii after 6.8 quake near Fiji Islands

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

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

The earthquake happened around 11:16 p.m. HST Saturday.

The quake was measured at a magnitude 6.8, according to preliminary reports from the U.S. Geological Survey.

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