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7.0 earthquake in Moloucca Sea near Indonesia; no tsunami threat for Hawaiʻi

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US Geological Survey map of Indonesia earthquake.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reported an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 occurred at approximately 8:06 p.m. HST in the Molucca Sea near Indonesia.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said a tsunami threat exists for parts of the Pacific located closer to the earthquake, but “based on all available data there is no tsunami threat to Hawaiʻi.”


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