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Strong quake off Indonesia poses no tsunami threat to Hawaii

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    A temblor struck at 12:10 a.m. Hawaii time, centered 71 miles west-northwest of Tobelo, Indonesia at a depth of about 30 miles, according to officials at the U.S. Geological Survey.
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A preliminary magnitude-6.9 earthquake off the coast of Tobelo, Indonesia early Friday posed no tsunami threat to Hawaii, according to officials at the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

The temblor, which struck at 12:10 a.m. Hawaii time, was centered 71 miles west-northwest of Tobelo, Indonesia at a depth of about 30 miles, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

No injuries were immediately reported.

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