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COPY-No tsunami threat to Hawaii after 7.7 earthquake off Canada

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake near the Queen Charlotte Islands off the coast of British Columbia on Saturday does not pose a threat of a tsunami, according to state Civil Defense.

The earthquake happened at just after 5 p.m. Hawaii time. It had a depth of 17 kilometers.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says that a destructive pacific-wide Tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii.

Here is a link to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center

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