There is no tsunami threat to Hawaii following a powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Central and Southern Mexico.
The U.S. Geological Survey say the quake was centered northwest of the Pacific resort of Acapulco at about 4:40 a.m. Friday Hawaii Time.
The quake was felt strongly in the resort city, as well as in Mexico’s capital as many Mexicans are vacationing for the Easter holiday.
MEXICO CITY (FORO TV) – A powerful earthquake surprised Central Mexico this morning.
Including a news anchor who was on air when the quake hit.
It has a preliminary magnitude of seven.
That makes it one of the strongest to hit Mexico in years.
Witnesses say building were swaying as people ran out into the streets.
There’s no immediate word of damages or injuries.