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Tsunami watch cancelled in Hawaii after South Pacific earthquake

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NEW YORK (AP) - Tsunami watch cancelled in Hawaii after South Pacific earthquake.

This is a Breaking News Update to previous story below.

NEW YORK (AP) - The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that a magnitude-7.7 earthquake has struck in waters off of the Solomon Islands.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a tsunami watch for Hawaii following the early Friday temblor. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

The quake 43 miles (69 kilometers) west-southwest of Kirakira occurred at a depth of about 49 kilometers (30 miles), according to the USGS.

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