A 7.0-magnitude quake southeast of the Loyalty Islands in New Caledonia is not expected to generate a tsunami that affects Hawaii.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii after the big quake, which happened about 2:47 p.m.
The quake occurred at a depth of 9 miles.
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