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No tsunami threat to Hawaii after 7.1 earthquake near Mariana Islands

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A strong earthquake has shaken an area near the Mariana Islands of Guam, but it was not strong enough to generate a tsunami threat to Hawaii.

The quake was measured at a 7.1 magnitude according to the U.S. Geological Survey. 

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said, "based on all available data a destructive pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii."

No injuries, damage, or power outages have been reported.

Here is a link to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

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