No tsunami threat to Hawaii after 6.8 magnitude earthquake strikes Chile

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Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, Ewa Beach, Hawaii,

EWA BEACH, Hawaii (KHON2) — There’s no tsunami threat to Hawaii after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake happened off the coast of central Chile on Sunday, Dec. 27, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

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It happened at 11:39 a.m. Hawaii time.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports that based on all available data, there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

A PTWC report sent around 1 p.m. Hawaii time says small tsunami waves were observed. There is still no tsunami threat to Hawaii.

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