Accessed on 07 June 2018, 0607 UTC, Post #16968.
Email from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.
Here’s a revised estimate of the earthquake which struck the Kilauea summing shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday, 06 June 2018:
This is a Civil Defense message Wednesday, June 6 at 4:15 p.m.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports the earthquake that occurred at approximately 4:10 p.m. was NOT large enough to cause a tsunami for the Island of Hawaii. There is NO tsunami threat for the island of Hawaii.
Preliminary data indicates that the earthquake measuring a magnitude of 5.6 was centered at the Kilauea Summit.
As in all earthquakes, be aware of the possibility of aftershocks. 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.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: An ash plume has been detected traveling to the southwest. Avoid ash by staying indoors.
Again, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports the earthquake that occurred at approximately 4:10 p.m. was NOT large enough to cause a tsunami for the island of Hawaii. NO tsunami threat.
If any additional information becomes available, you will be notified.
This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.
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