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No tsunami triggered by Kermadec earthquake

Updated: 
July 3, 2014 - 10:47am

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says a 6.6-magnitude earthquake in the Kermadec Islands region is not expected to create a tsunami threat to Hawaii.

The earthquake happened at 9:50 a.m. Hawaii time on Thursday in the Kermadec Islands, which is located northeast of New Zealand. Based on all available data, a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami was not triggered.