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2.4 Earthquake Near Hilo, No Tsunami Expected

November 21, 2013, 7:59 AM HST
* Updated November 21, 2:38 PM
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Hawaiʻi Island earthquake, Nov. 21, 2013. Map courtesy Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

Hawaiʻi Island earthquake, Nov. 21, 2013. Map courtesy Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

By Wendy Osher

There is no tsunami expected following a 2.4 preliminary magnitude earthquake reported at 7:36 a.m. HST on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, 40 miles SW of Hilo, Hawaiʻi, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

The quake reportedly occurred at a depth of 5 miles, with exact coordinates of: 19.3 North, and 155.5 West, the PTWC reports.

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