UPDATE: No Tsunami Threat Following 7.0M Vanuatu Earthquake
***Updated at 10:20 a.m.***
The United States Geological Survey has since downgraded the earthquake to a 7.0 magnitude.
***Original story posted at 9:48 a.m.***
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says there is no tsunami threat to Hawai’i following a 7.3 magnitude earthquake that occurred in Vanuatu.
According to PTWC, the earthquake occurred Thursday at 9:33 a.m. Hawai’i time.
United States Geological Survey officials say the earthquake was located 19.3 miles east-southeast of Lakatoro, Vanuatu; 57.8 miles southeast of Luganville, Vanuatu; 113.1 miles north-northwest of Port-Vila, Vanuatu; 325.6 miles north of We, New Caledonia; and 416.9 miles north-northwest of Dumbea, New Caledonia.