Easter Earthquake Rattles Hawai‘i Island

April 12, 2020, 3:09 PM HST (Updated April 12, 2020, 3:09 PM)
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PC: USGS

An earthquake in East Hawai‘i rattled the Big Island over the Easter holiday.

The United States Geological Survey reported a 3.6-magnitude earthquake about five miles east-northeast of Pāhala at around 1:45 p.m. Sunday afternoon. The quake occurred at a depth of a little more than 20 miles.

As of 3 p.m. Sunday, 83 people had filed felt reports with the USGS online service.

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