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No tsunami threat to Hawaii after 2 big quakes off Russia

(Image: Pacific Tsunami Warning Center) (Image: Pacific Tsunami Warning Center)
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Two large earthquakes rattled Russia on Monday, but no tsunami threat was issued for Hawaii.

About 1:48 p.m. Hawaii time, a 7.4 magnitude quake was detected in Russia.

Less than an hour later, a 7.8 quake rattled the same Lomandorskiye Ostrave region of Russia.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said the quakes could generate tsunami waves for coastlines near the epicenter in Russia.

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