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No tsunami threat to Hawaii after 7.0 quake near Japan

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A strong earthquake shook an area near Japan on Friday, but was not strong enough to generate a tsunami threat to Hawaii.

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

The earthquake happened shortly before 11 a.m. HST northwest of the Ryukyu Islands at a depth of 10 km, according to the USGS.

Here is a link to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center

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