A magnitude 4.9 earthquake struck Hawaii Island on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. However, according to the Pacific Tsunami Center, there is no threat of a tsunami.
The earthquake hit Hawaii at 6:35 a.m. in the Hamakua Coast region, according to the USGS. The temblor struck 12.9 miles northeast of Laupahoehoe at a depth of 8 miles as reported by the USGS.
Officials reported that the quake was not large enough to generate a tsunami.
Residents and guests of Hawaii Island, Maui, and Oahu said they could feel the shaking.
By Jeanette Vietti
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