Quake of 7.4 magnitude strikes Pacific: USGS
August 27, 2012
First Published: 10:57 IST(27/8/2012)
Last Updated: 11:02 IST(27/8/2012)
A major earthquake of 7.4 magnitude hit in the Pacific Ocean about 78 miles (125 km) off the coast of El Salvador late Sunday night, the US Geological Survey said.
No destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is expected, and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Center SAID.