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No Tsunami Threat Following 6.6M Solomon Islands Earthquake
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says there is no tsunami threat to Hawai’i following a 6.6 magnitude earthquake near the Solomon Islands.
According to the PTWC, the earthquake occurred Friday at 9:47 p.m. Hawai’i time.
United States Geological Survey officials say the earthquake was located 132 miles west of Lata, Solomon Islands; 285 miles east southeast of Honiara, Solomon Islands; 386 miles northwest of Luganville, Vanuatu; 554 miles north northwest of Port-Vila, Vanuatu; and 653 miles east southeast of Arawa, Papua New Guinea.
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