No tsunami threat after 6.4-magnitude quake near Japan

 UPDATED 12:05 PM HST Nov 16, 2012
EWA BEACH, Hawaii -

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck northeast of Japan Friday morning.

It happened just before 8:15 a.m. Hawaii time at the Kuril Islands.

Forecasters say based on all available data, a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected.

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