No tsunami threat after 4.3 magnitude earthquake near Mauna Loa, USGS advises preparedness

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EWA BEACH, Hawaii (KHON2) — There is no tsunami for Hawaii after a 4.3 magnitude earthquake struck near Mauna Loa on the Big Island, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

It happened around 11:15 a.m. Saturday, April 3, 2021.

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PTWC says some areas may have experienced shaking. The quake happened on the southeastern flank of Mauna Loa.

The United States Geological Survey reminds the public to have a personal eruption plan ready.

The plan should include having an emergency bag that contains items like important documents, birth certificates, deeds, legal papers and medications.

Click here to learn more.

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