Earthquake Information, 05 June 2018

Accessed on 05 June 2018, 1540 UTC, Post #16957.


Email message from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

A strong earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter Scale rumbled through the Kilauea summit early this morning. Here’s the official assessment from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency:

“A message from COUNTY OF HAWAII

This is a Civil Defense Message for Tuesday June 5 at 4:40 AM.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports a 5.6 magnitude earthquake occurred in the summit region of Kilauea Volcano at approximately 4:30 AM.  No tsunami was generated and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii.  Repeat, no tsunami threat to Hawaii.

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Until next time,

Russ Roberts