PANAMA (HAWAIINEWSNOW) - A magnitude 6.6 earthquake near Panama was not strong enough to generate a tsunami threat to Hawaii.
The quake struck at 7:07 p.m. HST off the coast of Central America near Panama.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said in a statement:
"Based on all available data a destructive pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii."
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