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2 small earthquakes felt near summit of Mauna Loa


    This map shows the location of a magnitude 3.9 earthquake near the summit of Mauna Loa this morning.

Two early-morning minor earthquakes were felt near the summit of Mauna Loa.

The U.S. Geological Survey said a magnitude 3.9 earthquake struck at 1:52 a.m. and was centered about 35 miles southwest of Hilo and 4.1 miles north-northeast of the Mauna Loa summit.

Only a handful of people reported feeling the temblor on the USGS website.

A dispatcher with the Island of Hawaii Police Department said no one has reported any damage because of the quake.

It was followed by a magnitude 3.0 earthquake scentered about 3.8 miles south-southwest of the summit of Mauna Loa at a depth of 1.5 miles at 4:01 a.m.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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