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No tsunami triggered by earthquake in New Zealand’s Kermadec Islands

June 23, 2014 - 9:41am

No tsunami was triggered by a magnitude-7.2 earthquake that struck Monday morning in New Zealand’s Kermadec Islands, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

The earthquake struck at 9:19 a.m., according to the center.

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