No tsunami threat to Hawaii following 6.9 earthquake off Vanuatu

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - There is no tsunami threat to Hawaii following an earthquake near Vanuatu, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. The quake struck with a preliminary magnitude 6.9, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports, "Based on all available data a destructive pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii. repeat. A destructive pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii."

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