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Strong earthquake off Papua New Guinea poses no tsunami threat to Hawaii

  • COURTESY U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
    A preliminary magnitude 6.4 quake struck 44 miles north-northeast of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea at at a depth of 32 miles at 5:33 p.m. Hawaii time, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
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A strong earthquake off of Papua New Guinea does not pose a tsunami threat to Hawaii, according to officials at the Pacific Tsunami Center.

The preliminary magnitude 6.4 quake struck 44 miles north-northeast of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea at at a depth of 32 miles at 5:33 p.m. Hawaii time, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

No injuries were immediately reported.

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