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No Tsunami Threat Following 6.6M Mexico Earthquake

January 21, 2016, 9:44 AM HST
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Pacific Tsunami Warning Center image.

Pacific Tsunami Warning Center image.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says there is no tsunami threat to Hawai’i following a 6.6 magnitude earthquake that occurred off the coast of Jalisco, Mexico.

According to PTWC, the earthquake occurred Wednesday at 8:07 a.m. Hawai’i time.

United States Geological Survey officials say the earthquake was located 133 miles southwest of Tomatlan, Mexico; 158 miles west of Cihuatlan, Mexico; 165 miles southwest of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico; 170 miles southwest of Ixtapa, Mexico; and 511 miles west of Mexico City, Mexico.

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