No tsunami triggered by magnitude-4.2 quake

No tsunami was triggered by a magnitude-4.2 earthquake that struck Monday morning on Maunakea’s northern flank.

The temblor, reported at 9:28 a.m., was centered about 12.5 miles south-southeast of Waimea and had a registered depth of 14.5 miles, according to the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.

Nearly 100 people had reported feeling the earthquake by 9:45 a.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s Did You Feel It? program. Two people reported feeling the earthquake as far away as Naalehu.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reported no tsunami threat following the earthquake.


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