No tsunami threat to Hawaii after powerful earthquake rattles Southern California

No tsunami threat to Hawaii after powerful earthquake rattles Southern California
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HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - A powerful earthquake shook Southern California on Thursday, but officials with the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there's no tsunami threat to Hawaii.

The quake, which struck around 7:30 a.m. Hawaii time, was initially measured at a magnitude of 6.6 but was later downgraded to a 6.4, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake struck near Ridgecrest — or approximately 120 miles north-northeast of Los Angeles — but it could be felt across a wide swath of Southern California and even as far as Las Vegas.

Several aftershocks have been recorded since then.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

The temblor was the largest in the area since 1994, when a 6.6-magnitude quake struck Northridge, killing dozens and causing billions of dollars in damage.

This story will be updated.

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