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3.2M Earthquake Shook the Big Island Wednesday

February 10, 2016, 5:13 PM HST
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USGS image.

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Did you feel it? Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that a 3.2 magnitude earthquake shook the Big Island Wednesday morning.

The earthquake, which was recorded at 9:53 a.m., was located 16 miles east of Honaunau-Napoopoo; 29 miles east-southeast of Kailua-Kona; 40 miles west-southwest of Hilo; 43 miles west-southwest of Hawaiian Paradise Park; and 194 miles southeast of Honolulu.

HVO notes the earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.8 kilometers.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center did not issue a tsunami advisory in connection to the earthquake, and HVO did not release information connecting the earthquakes with volcanic activity.

To report a felt earthquake visit the USGS’s “Did you Feel it?” website.

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