M7.5 quake in Santa Cruz Islands; No Tsunami Expected.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports an earthquake with magnitude 7.5 occurred near the Santa Cruz Islands at approximately 4:36p.m. Hawaii Standard Time.  Based on all available data a destructive Pacific-wide has not been generated and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii.  repeat, no tsunami threat to Hawaii.

The quake was located 47 miles WNW of the town of Lata in the Solomon Islands.  For more details, and a location map,  follow this link.

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