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Earlier today, a earthquake struck the same region at a depth of 370km (229.9 miles).
According to NOAA's National Weather Service and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, no tsunami warning was issued and there are no reports of any damage at this time:
Incidentally, NOAA registered the magnitude of the earthquake as a 7.4
THIS STATEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. NO ACTION REQUIRED.
AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS
ORIGIN TIME - 0931 AM HST 15 SEP 2011
COORDINATES - 21.6 SOUTH 179.3 WEST
LOCATION - FIJI ISLANDS REGION
MAGNITUDE - 7.4 MOMENT
BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA A DESTRUCTIVE PACIFIC-WIDE TSUNAMI IS NOT EXPECTED AND THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII. REPEAT. A DESTRUCTIVE PACIFIC-WIDE TSUNAMI IS NOT EXPECTED AND THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII.
THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED. - NOAA.
Thanks to reader Joann Chan, for contributing to this story.