No tsunami threat to Hawaii after 7.3 magnitude earthquake hits South Shetland Islands

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FILE – Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, Ewa Beach, Hawaii, September 1, 2019

EWA BEACH, Hawaii (KHON2) — Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says there’s no tsunami threat to Hawaii after a 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit the South Shetland Islands.

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It happened around 1:37 p.m. Hawaii Time on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021.

Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says there is also no tsunami threat to Caribbean coasts from this earthquake.

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