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No tsunami threat to Hawaii following Papua New Guinea earthquake

July 4, 2014 - 6:06am

No tsunami was triggered by a magnitude-6.7 earthquake that struck Friday morning in Papua New Guinea

The earthquake was recorded at 5 a.m. Hawaii time in the New Britain region of Papua New Guinea, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Honolulu.

Based on all available data, a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no threat of tsunami to Hawaii.