HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - There is no tsunami threat to Hawaii after a 7.2-magnitude quake off the Kermadec Islands in the South Pacific, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.
The islands are about 800 kilometers from New Zealand.
The quake happened about 12:55 p.m. Saturday, at a depth of about 34 kilometers, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
Authorities were assessing whether the quake posed a tsunami threat to New Zealand.
This story will be updated.