No Tsunami From 5.4-M Summit Collapse
Hawaiian Volcanoes Observatory reports a collapse/explosive event with energy equal to a 5.4 magnitude earthquake has occurred at Halema‘uma‘u Crater at 2:55 a.m.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports there is no tsunami threat to the Island of Hawai‘i.
Due to the volcanic activity, the following is provided for your awareness:
- Residents in the area affected by earthquakes are advised to monitor utility connections of gas, electricity, and water after earthquakes.
- When driving be on the lookout for cracks in roadways.
- If ash is observed stay indoors or seek cover.
3 a.m.: NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH
A SEISMIC EVENT HAS OCCURRED NEAR THE SUMMIT OF KĪLAUEA VOLCANO. THE EVENT IS LIKELY ASSOCIATED WITH A SUMMIT ERUPTION.
ITS PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS ARE:
ORIGIN TIME – 0255 AM HST 08 JUL 2018
COORDINATES – 19.4 NORTH 155.2 WEST
LOCATION – IN THE SUMMIT REGION OF KILAUEA VOLCANO
MAGNITUDE – 5.4
NO TSUNAMI IS EXPECTED.