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No tsunami threat to Hawaii following large quake off Mexico

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A large earthquake has shaken an area near the coast of Mexico on Thursday, but it has not generated a tsunami threat for Hawaii, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

The earthquake -- near the coast of Chiapas -- was initially measured at a magnitude of 6.6 when it struck around 9:50 a.m. HST, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

There were no immediate reports of damages or injuries.

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