No tsunami generated by large Indonesian earthquake

Published On: Apr 09 2013 12:32:55 PM HST   Updated On: Apr 05 2013 07:31:29 PM HST
EWA BEACH, Hawaii -

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said Friday that a major earthquake in Indonesia did not generate a destructive tsunami.

The magnitude-7.1 earthquake struck at 6:42 p.m. HST and was centered on the island of New Guinea about 717 miles northwest of Port Moresby and had a depth of 46.7 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.


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