No tsunami threat following earthquake off Molokai

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - [Update 8 p.m.]

The U.S. Geological Survey has increased the magnitude of the earthquake to 4.1. The location has also been revised to 8 miles west of Kualapuu, Molokai.

[Original story]

An earthquake has shaken parts of Hawaii, but it was not strong enough to generate a tsunami threat to the state.

The quake was measured at a preliminary magnitude 3.8, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.  It was centered just north of the coast of Molokai. The earthquake happened at 4:42 p.m. HST.

Again, there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii. Here is a link to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

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