4.2-magnitude quake rattles Kilauea’s south flank

Updated: Apr. 28, 2019 at 7:41 AM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Big Island residents living near Kilauea volcano may have felt a jolt Saturday.

A magnitude-4.2 earthquake struck just before 5:30 p.m.

Officials say it was not strong enough to trigger a tsunami.

According to the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, the quake was part of the continuing adjustments under the volcano’s south flank following last year’s magnitude 6.9 earthquake.

Officials say this latest tremor did not lead to any detectable changes in activity at Kilauea or Mauna Loa.

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