6.9M earthquake in Santa Cruz Islands, NO tsunami threat to Hawaii

Map: USGS.gov

A 6.9-magnitude earthquake has been recorded in the Santa Cruz Islands with the following parameters:

ORIGIN TIME: 1249 PM HST 20 MAY 2015
COORDINATES: 10.8 SOUTH 164.2 EAST
LOCATION: SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS
MAGNITUDE: 6.9 MOMENT
Interactive Map

Based on all available data, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is NOT expected and there is NO tsunami threat to Hawaii.

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