Strong quake strikes off of Vanuatu, does not pose tsunami threat to Hawaii
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Strong quake strikes off of Vanuatu, does not pose tsunami threat to Hawaii

  • U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY

    A preliminary magnitude 6.6 quake struck at 8:06 a.m., 65.2 miles east-southeast of Sola, Torba, Vanuatu at a depth of 29.1 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

A strong earthquake struck off the coast of Vanuatu this morning but does not pose a tsunami threat to Hawaii.

The preliminary magnitude 6.6 quake struck at 8:06 a.m., 65.2 miles east-southeast of Sola, Torba, Vanuatu at a depth of 29.1 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

“Based on all available data a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii,” the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said in a bulletin.

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