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Minor Quakes Shake South Kohala, South Kona

November 9, 2019, 9:17 AM HST
* Updated November 9, 2:49 PM
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A Magnitude 3.1 earthquake jolted South Kohala early this morning, according to United States Geological Survey. The quake occurred at about 5:48 a.m., approximately six miles north of Waimea.

Some residents felt the earthquake as far as Honoka‘a to Hawī.

A Magnitude 2.7 earthquake was felt at 3:34 a.m. in the Honaunau and Napo‘opo‘o area, according to USGS. Residents in the area spoke about being woken up by the quake.

For more details on the earthquake, visit https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/hv71223796/dyfi/intensity?source=us&code=hv71223796.

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