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4.3 Earthquake Rattles Hawaii’s Big Island As Residents Prepare For Hurricane Iselle

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HONOLULU (CBS SF) — A magnitude 4.3 earthquake rocks the Kohala Region of Hawaii’s Big Island as Hurricane Iselle prepares to make landfall.

The quake hit at 6:24 a.m. HST local time striking 7 miles northwest of Waimea and 159 miles southeast of Honolulu, according to the US Geological Survey.

RELATED: Iselle To Give Hawaii First Hurricane In 22 Years; Most Flights To The Islands Still Scheduled

The USGS reported the earthquake reaching a depth of about 8 miles.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center did not issue a tsunami warning. No injuries or damage have been reported.

More: KPIX Earthquake Page

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