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No Tsunami Threat Following 7.0M Solomon Islands Earthquake

July 9, 2015, 6:58 PM HST
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The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says there is no tsunami threat to Hawai’i following a 7.0 magnitude earthquake in the Solomon Islands.

According to the PTWC, the earthquake occurred Thursday at 6:13 p.m.

United States Geological Survey officials say the earthquake was located 96 south-southwest of Dadali,  Solomon Islands; 103 miles west of Honiara, Solomon Islands; 292 miles southeast of Arawa, Papua New Guinea; 545 miles southeast of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea; and 551 miles east of Alotau, Papua New Guinea.

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