No Advisories Issued After 3.8M West Hawai’i Quake
There were no immediate advisories issued following a 3.8 magnitude earthquake reported at 5:39 a.m. on Monday near Kalaoa.
The USGS reports that the quake occurred at a depth of 6.8 miles, and was located:
- 5 miles WNW of Kalaoa, Hawaiʻi;
- 8 miles NNW of Kailua-Kona, Hawaiʻi;
- 63 miles W of Hilo, Hawaiʻi;
- 71 miles W of Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiʻi; and
- 158 miles SE of Honolulu, Hawaiʻi
The quake was felt across Hawaiʻi Island and especially along the leeward coast, with the strongest response from the Kailua Kona and Kealakekua areas, according to the USGS Did You Feel It website.
The last felt earthquake on the Big Island occurred yesterday at 11:53 a.m. According to the USGS, a 2.6M earthquake centered 11.2 miles ESE of Volcano was felt in Mountain View, Volcano, and Pahoa.