No Tsunami Threat From 4.5 M Kīlauea Summit Quake
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports the earthquake that occurred at approximately 10:57 a.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 4.5 was centered at the Kīlauea Summit.
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.
Again, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports the earthquake that occurred at approximately 10:57 a.m. was NOT large enough to cause a tsunami for the island of Hawaii. NO tsunami threat.
TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
10:55 AM HST WED., MAY 30, 2018
AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS
ORIGIN TIME – 1054 AM HST 30 MAY 2018
COORDINATES – 19.4 NORTH 155.3 WEST
LOCATION – IN THE SUMMIT REGION OF KILAUEA VOLCANO
MAGNITUDE – 4.5
NO TSUNAMI IS EXPECTED. HOWEVER, SOME AREAS MAY HAVE EXPERIENCED SHAKING.