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Major quake in Indonesia does not pose tsunami threat to Hawaii

  • U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
                                A major quake struck Indonesia this morning but does not pose a tsunami threat to Hawaii.

    U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY

    A major quake struck Indonesia this morning but does not pose a tsunami threat to Hawaii.

A preliminary 7.1 magnitude earthquake shook Indonesia this morning but does not pose a tsunami threat to Hawaii.

The quake struck at 6:17 a.m. Hawaii time 86.8 miles northeast of Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia, at a depth of 28 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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