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M3.8 Earthquake Near Waimea, Under NW Maunakea.

8:25 PM ยท Nov 13, 2020

Earlier this morning a flexure earthquake occurred beneath the the NW slopes of Maunakea. Earthquakes at this location and depth are common, and they relate to the weight of the island flexing the crust of the earth. Magnitude: 3.8 Depth: 6.4km Time: 9:36am, 11/13/20 EQ reviewed by USGS The EQ was felt by ~200 people as reported to USGS, to file a report: https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/hv72228107/tellus

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