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No tsunami threat to Hawaii following strong earthquake in Peru

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    COURTESY USGS

LIMA, Peru >> There is no tsunami threat to Hawaii following an earthquake in Peru early Sunday morning, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.5 struck in northern Peru.

The earthquake took place at 5:52 a.m. local time. While it was extremely strong, it was relatively deep, which usually reduces damage and casualties.

The epicenter wa 26 miles north-northwest of the coastal city of Barranca.

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