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Strong earthquake off Fiji poses no tsunami threat to Hawaii

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    A preliminary magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck off of Fiji Wednesday evening.
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A strong earthquake struck off the coast of Fiji Wednesday evening but poses no tsunami threat to Hawaii.

The preliminary magnitude 6.0 temblor struck 162 miles southeast of Lambasa, Fiji at 6:10 Hawaii time at a depth of 332 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake did not generate a tsunami alert from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center and no injuries were immediately reported.

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