No tsunami threat after 4.2 earthquake south of Oahu - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

No tsunami threat after 4.2 earthquake south of Oahu

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - An earthquake southeast of the island of Oahu shook portions of Hawaii early Friday morning, but it was not strong enough to generate any sort of tsunami threat.

The quake was measured at a magnitude 4.2, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Officials say the quake struck in deep ocean water approximately 38 miles south of Waimanalo Beach, or about 39 miles south-southeast of Honolulu. 

The earthquake happened at around 2:40 a.m. HST.

Viewers on the Hawaii News Now Facebook page noted having felt the earthquake.

"Aloha, did you feel the earthquake? Heard rumbling first then a huge shake in Kailua," wrote Cindy Seno.

Here is a link to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

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