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No Tsunami Threat Following 7.0M Indonesia Earthquake

July 27, 2015, 12:23 PM HST
* Updated July 27, 12:25 PM
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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 Papua, Indonesia.

According to the PTWC, the earthquake occurred Monday at 11:41 a.m.

United States Geological Survey officials say the earthquake was located 145 miles west of Aberpura, Indonesia; 153 miles west of Jayapura, Indonesia; 194 miles west of Vanimo, Papua New Guinea; 211 miles east-northeast of Nabire, Indonesia; and 740 miles south-southeast of Koror Town, Palau.

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