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No tsunami threat to Hawaii after magnitude-7.0 earthquake hits area near Indonesia

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A strong earthquake shook parts of Indonesia Wednesday, but it was not strong enough to generate a tsunami threat to Hawaii, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

The quake was measured at a magnitude of 7.0, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake -- which struck near Halmahera, Indonesia -- happened at approximately 4:35 a.m. HST.

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