Earthquake rumbles through Kilauea summit, Monday, 28 May 2018


Accessed on 29 May 2018, 0401 UTC, Post #16904.

Source:

Email from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

Comment:

Another earthquake has rattled the Kilauea summit area.  Thankfully, the 4.4 magnitude temblor did not trigger a tsunami.  Here’s the full report from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency:

COUNTY OF HAWAII email@blackboard.com via yahoo.com 

5:57 PM (2 minutes ago)

to kh6jrm

A message from COUNTY OF HAWAII

This is a Civil Defense Message for Monday, May 28, at 5:48 PM.

 

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports the earthquake that occurred at approximately 5:42PM was not large enough to cause a tsunami for the Island of Hawaii.  I say again, there is NO TSUNAMI THREAT to the Island of Hawaii.

Preliminary data indicates that the earthquake measuring a magnitude of 4.4 was centered in the vicinity of the Hilina Region of Kilauea Volcano.

As in all earthquakes, be aware of the possibility of after shocks.  If the earthquake was strongly felt in your area, precautionary checks should be made for any damages, especially to utility connections of gas, water and electricity.

Again, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports the earthquake that occurred at approximately 5:42 PM was not large enough to cause a tsunami for the Island of Hawaii.  There is no tsunami threat to the Island of Hawaii.

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