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No tsunami expected after 7.3-magnitude Vanuatu earthquake

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EWA BEACH, Hawaii -

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says there is no tsunami threat for Hawaii after a magnitude-7.3 earthquake struck Vanuatu Thursday morning.

It happened just after 9:30 a.m. HST.  The epicenter was about 19 miles east-southeast of Lakatoro, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.  The quake had a depth of 6.2 miles.

A Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected.