A 3.9 magnitude earthquake struck in the central part of the Big Island Sunday morning, but did not generate a tsunami according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.
The quake was recorded just after 10:17 a.m. Sunday roughly 19 miles east of Captain Cook and 19 miles east northeast of Honaunau-Napoopoo at a depth of 7.4 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
This is the second quake recorded on the Big Island Sunday. The first was recorded just after 4:42 a.m. about 12 miles north of Pahala.
Today's quakes are the fifth and sixth earthquake recorded on the Big Island this week. The other four were under 3.0 magnitude.