M5.2 earthquake strikes Volcano, Hawaii

USGS

A magnitude 5.2 earthquake struck Volcano, Hawaii at 10:10 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, 2015.

A smaller magnitude 3.1 earthquake followed at around 10:55 p.m.

If you felt the temblor, you can report it to the USGS at this link.

Nearby Cities

  • 11km (7mi) SSE of Volcano, Hawaii
  • 38km (24mi) SW of Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaii
  • 46km (29mi) SSW of Hilo, Hawaii
  • 89km (55mi) ESE of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
  • 353km (219mi) SE of Honolulu, Hawaii

PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER: TSUNAMI SEISMIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1

TO – EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IN THE STATE OF HAWAII

SUBJECT – LOCAL TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT

THIS STATEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. NO ACTION REQUIRED.

AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS

  • ORIGIN TIME – 1010 PM HST 27 JUN 2015
  • COORDINATES – 19.3 NORTH 155.2 WEST
  • LOCATION – IN THE HILINA REGION OF KILAUEA VOLCANO
  • MAGNITUDE – 4.8

EVALUATION

NO TSUNAMI IS EXPECTED. REPEAT. NO TSUNAMI IS EXPECTED. HOWEVER…SOME AREAS MAY HAVE EXPERIENCED SHAKING.

THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED.

hawaii.EQIHWX.2015.06.28.0811

 

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