3.7M earthquake reported near Hawaii Island’s Puu Oo Crater

Map: Hawaiian Volcano Observatory

The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory confirms a 3.7 magnitude earthquake occurred on Hawaii Island Thursday.

The earthquake struck at 12:32 p.m. 6.2 km (3.8 miles) south-southeast of Puu Oo Crater at a depth of 8.1 km (5 miles).

Its location was also 9.9 km (6.1 mi) northeast of Kaena Point, and 10.3 km (6.4 mi) west of Kalapana.

The temblor was reportedly felt in Hilo.

Seismogram Station: STCD Station Type: BB
Seismogram Station: STCD Station Type: BB

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