No tsunami following M-6.8 earthquake off Vanuatu

KAILUA-KONA — No tsunami was triggered by a magnitude-6.8 earthquake that struck Tuesday morning in waters north of Vanuatu.

The earthquake, recorded at 8:07 a.m. Hawaii time, had a registered depth of 29 miles.

Based on all available data, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Honolulu said a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no threat of tsunami to Hawaii.

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