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No Tsunami Threat Following 7.0M Russia Earthquake

January 29, 2016, 5:53 PM HST
* Updated January 29, 5:54 PM
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Pacific Tsunami Warning Center image.

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The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says there is no tsunami threat to Hawai’i following a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that occurred north of Yelizovo, Russia.

According to PTWC, the earthquake occurred Friday at 5:25 p.m. Hawai’i time.

United States Geological Survey officials say the earthquake was located 59 miles north of Yelizovo, Russia; 68 miles north of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia; 76 miles north of Vilyuchinsk, Russia; 481 miles southeast of Magadan, Russia; and 1,557 north-northeast of Tokoyo, Japan.

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