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No Tsunami Threat Following 6.5M Chile Earthquake

September 21, 2015, 8:09 AM HST
* Updated September 24, 6:55 AM
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The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says there is no tsunami threat to Hawai’i following a 6.5 magnitude earthquake off the Coast of Central Chile.

According to the PTWC, the earthquake occurred Monday at 7:40 a.m. Hawai’i time.

United States Geological Survey officials say the earthquake was located 29 miles west-southwest of Illapel, Chile; 39 miles west of Salamanca, Chile; 54 miles north-northwest of La Ligua, Chile; 75 miles north-northwest of Hacienda La Calera, Chile; and 131 miles north-northwest of Santiago, Chile.

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