POSTED: 5:21 a.m. HST, Oct 9, 2012
LAST UPDATED: 5:21 a.m. HST, Oct 9, 2012
A preliminary 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck 452 miles northwest of the Balleny Islands region early this morning at 2:32 a.m., but presented no tsunami threat to Hawaii, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.
The earthquake struck at a depth of about 6.3 miles.
The Balleny Islands are a series of uninhabited volcanic islands that are part of Antarctica.