No Tsunami Generated From 4.3-M Quake
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports a local earthquake on the south flank of KĪlauea has occurred at 6:51 a.m.
The earthquake had a reported magnitude of 4.3.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports there is no tsunami threat to the island of Hawai`i.
6:53 AM, THURSDAY, AUG. 9, 2018: NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS:
ORIGIN TIME – 0651 AM HST 09 AUG 2018
COORDINATES – 19.3 NORTH 155.0 WEST
LOCATION – ON THE SOUTH FLANK OF KILAUEA VOLCANO
MAGNITUDE – 4.3
NO TSUNAMI IS EXPECTED; HOWEVER, SOME AREAS MAY HAVE EXPERIENCED SHAKING.