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No tsunami threat to Hawaii after 6.7 quake near Papua New Guinea

6.7 earthquake strikes near Papua New Guinea. 6.7 earthquake strikes near Papua New Guinea.
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A strong earthquake has shaken an area near Papua New Guinea, but it was not strong enough to generate a tsunami threat to Hawaii.

The earthquake was measured at a preliminary magnitude of 6.7, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.


The earthquake happened around 5:00 a.m. Friday HST. 

Here is a link to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center

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