Quakes Jolt Homes in South Kona, Ka‘ū and Puna

March 19, 2020, 7:38 AM HST (Updated March 19, 2020, 7:38 AM)

The US Geological Survey recorded earthquakes in South Kona as we all Ka‘ū and Puna Districts this morning.

Three of the quakes registered in Pahala. The first was a 2.9 magnitude earthquake, followed by a 3.8 magnitude and 2.5 magnitude.


A 2.5 magnitude earthquake was felt in the Honaunau-Napo‘opo‘o area and a 3.0 magnitude quake hit Volcano.

People on social media described feeling a jolt. Some felt it as far away as Honoka‘a.


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