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3.5M Earthquake Shakes East of Honaunau-Napoopoo

April 5, 2016, 12:34 PM HST
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USGS image.

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A 3.5 magnitude earthquake was registered by the United States Geological Survey at 11:26 a.m. Tuesday, about 16 miles east of Honaunau-Napoopoo.

The earthquake shook about 29 miles east-southeast of Kailua-Kona, 40 miles west-southwest of Hilo, 43 miles west-southwest of Hawaiian Paradise Park, and 194 miles southeast of Honolulu.

As of 12:20 p.m., one person in Honolulu reported feeling the earthquake, according to USGS. Send your felt report via USGS’s “Did You Feel it?” website.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center and the Hawaiian Volcanoes Observatory did not release any warnings or information in association with the quake.

Earlier Tuesday morning, a 3.4 magnitude quake occurred on the Big Island at about 8:20 a.m..

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