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No Tsunami Threat Following 7.3M Vanuatu Earthquake

October 20, 2015, 12:26 PM HST
* Updated October 20, 12:27 PM
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The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says there is no tsunami threat to Hawai’i following a 7.3 magnitude earthquake near Vanuatu.

According to the PTWC, the earthquake occurred Tuesday at 11:52 a.m. Hawai’i time.

United States Geological Survey officials say the earthquake was located 21 miles northeast of Port-Orly, Vanuatu; 47 miles north-northeast of Luganville, Vanuatu; 208 miles north-northwest of Amahai, Indonesia; 416 miles north of We, New Caledonia; and 503 miles north of Paita, New Caledonia.

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