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No tsunami threat to Hawaii following 6.9 earthquake off Vanuatu

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

There is no tsunami threat to Hawaii following an earthquake near Vanuatu, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

The quake struck with a preliminary magnitude 6.9, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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

Here is a link to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

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