No tsunami generated by large Indonesian earthquake

 UPDATED 7:31 PM HST Apr 05, 2013
EWA BEACH, Hawaii -

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said Friday that a major earthquake in Indonesia did not generate a destructive tsunami.

The magnitude-7.1 earthquake struck at 6:42 p.m. HST and was centered on the island of New Guinea about 717 miles northwest of Port Moresby and had a depth of 46.7 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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