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Papa New Guinea Earthquake Poses No Hawai`i Tsunami Threat

July 28, 2012, 10:27 AM HST
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The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said Saturday that Hawai`i does not face a tsunami threat following a large earthquake that struck near Papa New Guinea.

Data shows that the earthquake, which was measured at a 6.6 magnitude, happened at 10:04 a.m. Hawaii time. The quake was centered in the New Ireland Region of Papa New Guinea.

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