3.9 quake shakes Big Island

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Residents on the Big Island of Hawaii were shaken by a magnitude 3.9 earthquake Sunday morning.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake occurred at 9:39 a.m. on the southeastern flank of Mauna Loa near Pahala, 45 miles southeast of Hilo. Residents all over the island reported that they felt some shaking, but there were no reports of damage.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said the quake did not generate a tsunami.

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