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Earthquake near Papua New Guinea

By CNN Staff
updated 10:14 PM EDT, Sat April 13, 2013

(CNN) -- A 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea on Sunday, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

"Based on all available data, a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii," the center said.

The location is 61 miles west of Panguna in Papua New Guinea and 421 miles west-northwest of Honiara, Solomon Islands.

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