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PTWC: No Tsunami Following Fiji Earthquake

April 17, 2015, 9:32 AM HST
* Updated April 17, 9:34 AM
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The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says no tsunami was generated following a 6.8 magnitude earthquake in the Fiji region at 5:53 a.m. Hawai’i Standard Time Friday morning.

Accoding to the United States Geological Survey, the quake was located 87 miles south-southwest of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna; 148 miles east-northeast of Lambasa, Fiji; 267 miles northeast of Suva, Fiji; 308 east-northeast of Nadi, Fiji; and 447 miles north-northwest of Nuku’alofa, Tonga.

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