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No tsunami threat after another large quake hits off coast of Ecuador

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ECUADOR (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Another large earthquake hit Ecuador late Tuesday, but there was no tsunami threat to Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the magnitude 6.1 quake struck approximately 15.5 miles west of Muisne at around 10:35 p.m. HST.

It is the strongest aftershock since a 7.8-magnitude quake hit the country on Saturday, killing hundreds.

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