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4.0 Magnitude Earthquake at Kīlauea Summit; No Tsunami Generated

May 25, 2018, 1:10 PM HST
* Updated May 25, 2:35 PM
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The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports the earthquake that occurred at approximately 12:44 p.m. was NOT large enough to cause a tsunami for the Island of Hawai‘i.

There is NO tsunami threat for the island of Hawai‘i.

Preliminary data indicates that the earthquake measuring a magnitude of 4.0 was centered in the summit region of Kīlauea.

As in all earthquakes, be aware of the possibility of after shocks. If the earthquake was strongly felt in your area, precautionary checks should be made for any damages; especially to utility connections of gas, water and electricity.


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