Small earthquake felt on Hawaii island
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Small earthquake felt on Hawaii island


A magnitude 4.4 earthquake centered in the ocean north of Hawaii island did not generate a tsunami, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

The small earthquake struck at 10:45 a.m. Saturday and was centered 42 miles north of Hilo at a depth of about 11.1 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

It was widely felt on Hawaii island with responses on the USGS website coming from Kailua-Kona, Hilo, Keaau, and even Kula on Maui.

No significant damage or injuries were reported.

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