Tsunami threat passes after 7.7 South Pacific quake

Updated May 19 2023 - 5:01pm, first published 4:57pm
A tsunami threat for Lord Howe Island and other areas of the South Pacific has passed. (Julian Drape/AAP PHOTOS)
A tsunami threat for Lord Howe Island and other areas of the South Pacific has passed. (Julian Drape/AAP PHOTOS)

A tsunami watch on Australia's Lord Howe Island was downgraded to a marine warning as authorities say the threat has largely passed following a massive undersea earthquake in the Pacific.

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