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Hawaii Under Tsunami Watch After 7.7 Quake off Solomon Islands

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 (AP)

Thursday, 08 Dec 2016 02:07 PM

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says Hawaii is under a tsunami watch because of an earthquake in the Solomon Islands.

The warning center says a tsunami is possible but not verified. If tsunami waves impact Hawaii, the estimated arrival of the first tsunami wave would be 2:56 p.m. Thursday, Hawaii time.

A watch is the lowest level of alert.

The U.S. Geological Survey says Thursday's 7.7 magnitude earthquake occurred about 42 miles southwest of Kirakira, Solomon Islands. It had a depth of about 30 miles.

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The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says Hawaii is under a tsunami watch because of an earthquake in the Solomon Islands. The warning center says a tsunami is possible but not verified. If tsunami waves impact Hawaii, the estimated arrival of the first tsunami wave would be...
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