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Strong quake off Solomon Islands poses no tsunami threat to Hawaii

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    A preliminary magnitude 6.3 temblor hit 98 miles south-southeast of Lata, Solomon Islands at 12:57 p.m. at a depth of 45 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
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A strong earthquake off of the Solomon Islands Wednesday afternoon, but does not expected to pose a tsunami threat to Hawaii.

The preliminary magnitude 6.3 temblor hit 98 miles south-southeast of Lata, Solomon Islands at 12:57 p.m. at a depth of 45 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

There were no advisories issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

No injuries were immediately reported.

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