Powerful earthquake strikes Mexico, but no tsunami threat to Hawaii

Published: Sep. 19, 2022 at 8:41 AM HST|Updated: Sep. 19, 2022 at 11:58 AM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A powerful earthquake has struck Mexico, but there’s no tsunami threat to Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

The 7.6-magnitude quake shook Mexico’s Pacific coast around 8:05 a.m. Hawaii time.

Tsunami waves were observed closer to the epicenter, but PTWC said a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami was not expected and there was no threat to Hawaii.

This story will be updated.