No tsunami threat to Hawaii following 7.4 magnitude quake off Central America

No tsunami threat to Hawaii following 7.4 magnitude quake off Central America

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A strong earthquake has shaken an area off the coast of Central America, but it was not strong enough to generate a tsunami threat to Hawaii.

The quake was measured at a preliminary magnitude 7.4, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.  It was centered just off of Central America at a depth of 22 km.

The earthquake happened at 5:52 p.m. HST.

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