Earthquake-no tsunami, 19 June 2018

Accessed on 20 June 2018, 0150 UTC, Post #17053.


Email from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.


This afternoon’s magnitude 4.4 earthquake on the south side of the Kilauea volcano did not generate a tsunami.

Here are the details from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

A message from COUNTY OF HAWAII

This is a Civil Defense Message for Tuesday, June 19 at 2:30 p.m.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports a 4.4 magnitude earthquake occurred at 2:24 p.m. centered in the vicinity of the south side of Kilauea Volcano.

This earthquake was not large enough to cause a tsunamis for the Island of Hawai‘i. Repeating there is no tsunami threat to the Island of Hawai’i.

We are on watch 24-hours a day for your safety.

This is your Hawai‘i County Civil Defense Agency.”

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Until next time,

Russ Roberts