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No tsunami threat after 6.4-magnitude quake near Japan

Published On: Nov 16 2012 09:33:29 AM HST
Updated On: Nov 16 2012 12:05:52 PM HST

USGS

EWA BEACH, Hawaii -

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck northeast of Japan Friday morning.

It happened just before 8:15 a.m. Hawaii time at the Kuril Islands.

Forecasters say based on all available data, a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected.

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