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No Tsunami Threat Following 4.4M Quake

March 31, 2016, 11:48 PM HST (Updated March 31, 2016, 11:48 PM) · 24 Comments
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The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says there is no tsunami threat to Hawai’i following a 4.4 magnitude earthquake that occurred 12 miles east-northeast of Pahala.

According to PTWC, the earthquake occurred Thursday at 11:45 p.m. Hawai’i time.

The United States Geological Survey reports that the earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.3 miles and was 32 miles southwest of Hawaiian Paradise Park, 35 miles south-southwest of Hilo, 52 miles east-southeast of Kailua-Kona, and 217 miles southeast of Honolulu.

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There were 21 felt reports on the USGS’s Did You Feel It? website. The reports came from as far as Honolulu, with several Maui responses as well.

 

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