3.5 magnitude earthquake strikes Big Island of Hawaii

June 1. 2012 HAWAII - There was no tsunami threat following a 3.5 magnitude earthquake reported at 11:15 a.m. on Thursday, May 31, 2012 on Hawai’i Island. The earthquake was located: 11 miles N of Pahala, HI; 16 miles WSW of Volcano, HI; 22 miles NNE of Naalehu, HI; 34 miles SW of Hilo, HI; and 203 miles SE of Honolulu, HI. The US Geological Survey, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory Hawaii National Park, recorded the data, reporting the earthquake to be at a depth of 0.3 miles. No tsunami was generated. –Mauinow
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4 Responses to 3.5 magnitude earthquake strikes Big Island of Hawaii

  1. Richie says:

    Only .3 miles? Shallow earthquakes are starting to become a trend. But this one was almost to the top

  2. Kaos says:

    FYI.

    5.6 2012/06/01 05:07:02 -77.026 -148.853 9.9 ANTARCTICA
    http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/usb000a4ak.php

    &

    5.8 – NEAR N COAST OF PAPUA, INDONESIA – 2012-06-01 06:56 UTC
    http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=271065
    (It flagged up on the iPhone as a 6.1 using the “Earthquake” App with a depth of 2km but the webby says 5.8 with a depth of 10km)

  3. Marc E Grecco says:

    Don’t forget Hawaii is a big Volcano and the second cone is awakening. I lived in Hawaii, I left when I realized I was living on a Volcano, getting ready to explode….

  4. Emanni says:

    5/31/2012 — Japanese officials forecast LARGE Tokyo earthquake soon

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