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3.2 magnitude earthquake strikes near Pāhala on the Big Island

A 3.2 magnitude earthquake struck 8.3 miles south-southeast of Pāhala on the Big Island at 9:15 p.m. on Saturday.

Magnitude 4.6 earthquake strikes in deep ocean northeast of Maui; no tsunami threat

There is no tsunami threat to the Big Island or any of the Hawaiian Islands following a preliminary magnitude 4.6 earthquake that struck in deep ocean northeast of Maui. The quake occurred at 11:29 a.m. on Thursday.

3.8 magnitude earthquake strikes Sunday night near Pāhala on Big Island

The deep 3.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the Big Island on May 7 is part of the swarm of earthquakes that has been occurring beneath the Pāhala region since 2019.

4.2 magnitude earthquake shakes Big Island, light damage reported

At about 2:24 p.m. on April 22, a magnitude 4.2 earthquake occurred about 1.25 miles south southeast of Volcano on the Big Island, causing light damage in early reports.

Pāhala Public & School library closed due to earthquake damage

During this temporary closure, patrons of the Pāhala libraries are encouraged to visit nearby Nāʻālehu Public Library for services.

Alert: No Tsunami expected after 5.0 earthquake on Big Island’s Mauna Loa

A 5.0 magnitude earthquake occurred at 9:07 a.m. Friday on the southeastern flank of Mauna Loa on the Big Island, but no tsunami is expected, according to the National Weather Service’s Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Honolulu.

Magnitude-6.2 Quake Rocks Big Island

A series of earthquakes struck off the Ka´ū coast late Sunday morning.

No Tsunami Expected After Massive Big Island Earthquake

There is no threat of a tsunami after an earthquake struck off the coast of Ka´ū late Sunday morning.

Earthquake Rattles Big Island, No Tsunami Threat Expected

As with all earthquakes, the possibility of aftershocks exists.

No Tsunami Threat Expected Following Big Island Earthquake

The National Weather Service said there is no projected tsunami threat to the state of Hawai´i following an earthquake on the Big Island Thursday afternoon.

Earthquake Rumbles Under Kīlauea’s South Flank

An earthquake struck beneath the south flank of Kīlauea on Sunday, May 23.

M-4.1 Quake Occurs Beneath Kīlauea Volcano’s South Flank

Kīlauea’s south flank has been the site of over 40 earthquakes of magnitude-4.0 or greater during the past 20 years. Most are caused by abrupt motion of the volcano’s south flank, which moves to the southeast over the oceanic crust.

M-4.1 Earthquake Rattles Kīlauea’s South Flank

The earthquake had no immediate observable impact on the ongoing eruption at Kīlauea’s summit.

Back-to-Back Earthquakes Strike Above HOVE

The National Weather Service had not issued a tsunami watch due to either quake as of 7 am Friday. 

Second Earthquake in 24 Hours Shakes South Flank of Kīlauea Volcano

A 4.3-magnitude earthquake occurred on the South flank of Kīlauea Volcano at 2:18 p.m. Friday. 

Magnitude 4.6 Earthquake Rocks Kīlauea’s South Flank

As with all earthquakes, be aware of the possibility of after-shocks. Taking precautions is advised.

Easter Earthquake Rattles Hawai‘i Island

The quake occurred at a depth of a little more than 20 miles. 

Earthquake Shakes Kīlauea’s South Flank

The earthquake was centered about 7.5 miles southeast of Kīlauea caldera near the Hōlei Pali area of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park at a depth of 4.8 miles.

Earthquake Shakes Puna District

A minor earthquake shook the Puna District this afternoon.

Magnitude-4.8 Quake Rocks Hāmākua District

A magnitude-4.8 earthquake struck the Hāmākua Coast region of Hawai‘i Island at approximately 6:36 a.m.
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