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Magnitude 3.1 earthquake strikes off Maui, no tsunami generated

  • U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY

    A minor earthquake struck off Maui this morning.

A minor earthquake off Maui early this morning did not pose a tsunami threat to any of the Hawaiian islands.

The magnitude 3.1 quake struck at 3:16 a.m. 20.2 miles north of Lahaina of at a depth of 16.9 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. One person on the USGS’ Did You Feel It? website reported weak shaking.

A bulletin issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said that no tsunami was expected.

No serious injuries were immediately reported.

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