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No Tsunami Generated from Maui Earthquake

March 28, 2016, 7:35 AM HST
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There was no tsunami generated from an earthquake that occurred on Maui early Monday morning.

According to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, the 3.6 magnitude earthquake was centered in West Maui. It occurred at 4:04 a.m.

The earthquake occurred 2 miles southeast of Waikapu, 3 miles north of Kihei, 4 miles south of Kahului, 4 miles south-southeast of Wailuku, and 95 miles east-southeast of Honolulu.

Over 120 people reported feeling the quake on the United States Geological Survey’s “Did You Feel It” website. All of them were located on Maui.

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