POSTED: 4:53 a.m. HST, Feb 28, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 5:08 a.m. HST, Feb 28, 2013
A magnitude-6.9 earthquake that struck the Kuril Islands this morning does not pose a tsunami threat to Hawaii, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.
The temblor struck at 4:05 a.m. Hawaii time and was centered 53 miles southeast of Ozernovskly, Russia at a depth of 32.6 miles, a report from the U.S. Geological Service said.
No injuries were immediately reported.