No tsunami threat to Hawaii after 7.3-magnitude quake off Solomon Islands
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 7.3-magnitude quake has struck off the Solomon Islands, but there’s no tsunami threat to Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.
It happened just after 4 p.m. HST.
It struck about 12 miles southwest of Malango, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
PTWC officials said there is no threat to Hawaii, and a destructive, Pacific-wide tsunami was not expected.
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