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Strong quake hits coast of Chile; no tsunami threat to Hawaii

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  • U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY

    A strong quake hit the coast of Chile this morning.

A preliminary magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck the coast of Chile this morning, but does not pose a tsunami threat to Hawaii.

The temblor struck at 7:26 a.m. west-northwest of Diego de Almagro, Chile at a depth of 42.5 miles according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center did not post any warnings or advisories for the quake.

No injuries were immediately reported.

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