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Strong earthquake off Indonesia poses no tsunami threat to Hawaii

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    A preliminary magnitude-6.2 earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia Tuesday afternoon.
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A strong earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia Tuesday afternoon, but there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii, according to officials at the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

The preliminary magnitude-6.2 earthquake hit at 11:12 a.m. Hawaii time and was centered 85 miles northwest of Kota Ternate, Indonesia at a depth of 28 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

No injuries were immediately reported.

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