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3.6 Earthquake Rattles Maui

March 28, 2016, 4:39 AM HST
* Updated March 28, 5:58 AM
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Kīhei earthquake, 3/28/2016. Image courtesy USGS.

Kīhei earthquake, 3/28/2016. Image courtesy USGS.

There is no tsunami expected following a preliminary magnitude 3.6 earthquake reported at 4:04 a.m. on Monday, March 28, 2016, two miles SE of Waikapū, Maui, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

The USGS reports that the quake occurred at a depth of 10-35 km and was centered:

  1. 4km (2mi) SE of Waikapū, Hawaiʻi;
  2. 5km (3mi) N of Kīhei, Hawaiʻi;
  3. 7km (4mi) S of Kahului, Hawaiʻi;
  4. 7km (4mi) SSE of Wailuku, Hawaiʻi; and
  5. 153km (95mi) ESE of Honolulu, Hawaiʻi.

At 4:40 a.m., the USGS Did You Feel It website reported multiple responses from residents across Maui with individuals saying they felt the quake in Wailuku, Makawao, Kīhei, Kula, Haʻikū and Kahului.

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