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No tsunami from Micronesia quake

August 2, 2014 - 3:32pm

A 7.2 earthquake in the region of the Federated States of Micronesia on Saturday afternoon did not pose a tsunami threat, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Ewa Beach.

The tremblor struck at 2:22 p.m.

“A destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii,” according to a statement from the center.

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