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No Tsunami Threat to Hawaii After Large Earthquake in Eastern New Guinea Region of Papua New Guinea

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There is no tsunami threat to Hawaii after a 6.9 (preliminary magnitude 7.3) earthquake reported at 4:50 p.m. HST on Thursday, July 16, 2020 in the Eastern New Guinea region of Papua New Guinea.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports that based on all available data, a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii.

PC: USGS

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