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Large quake off Aleutian Islands poses no tsunami threat to Hawaii

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    A large earthquake struck near the Aleutian Islands. There is no tsunami threat to Hawaii.

A large earthquake off the Alaska’s Aleutian Islands did not generate a Pacific-wide tsunami today, officials said.

The magnitude 6.9 quake struck at 12:25 p.m. (Hawaii time) 113 miles west-northwest of Attu, Alaska, at a depth of about 19 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center on Oahu said there was no threat to Hawaii.

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