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No Tsunami Threat to Hawaii Following Fiji Quake

May 21, 2021, 12:42 PM HST
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There is no tsunami threat to the Hawaiian Islands following a large earthquake in the Pacific Ocean.

The quake occurred in the Fiji region and initially registered at a magnitude-6.8 on the Richter Scale.

Based on all available data, a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected, according to a report from the National Weather Service’s Tsunami Warning Center at Ewa Beach.

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