No tsunami threat to Hawaii after a 6.7 magnitude earthquake strikes Vanuatu

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(Courtesy: USGS)

EWA BEACH, Hawaii (KHON2) — There is no tsunami threat for Hawaii after a 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck Vanuatu, according to Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

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The earthquake struck at 12:49 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021 in Vanuatu. That is 2:49 p.m. Hawaii Time on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021.

Earthquake information is available at the U.S. Geological Survey at Earthquake.Usgs.Gov.

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