M6.5 earthquake SE of Fiji, NO tsunami threat to Hawaii

PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS

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* MAGNITUDE      6.5

* ORIGIN TIME    2128 UTC JUN 21 2015

* COORDINATES    20.3 SOUTH  178.3 WEST

* DEPTH          573 KM / 356 MILES

* LOCATION       FIJI REGION

EVALUATION

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* AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 6.5 OCCURRED IN

THE FIJI ISLANDS REGION AT 2128 UTC ON SUNDAY JUNE 21 2015.

* BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA… THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT

FROM THIS EARTHQUAKE.

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