No tsunami threat for Hawaii after 6.4-magnitude quake near Papua New Guinea

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The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says there is no tsunami threat for Hawaii after a strong earthquake near Papua New Guinea.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the 6.4-magnitude quake struck at 1:21 p.m. (HST) just 19 miles north of the city, Rabaul.

The PTWC says based on all available data, a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii.

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