Earthquake Information

May 4, 2018 (22:32:55 UTC)

Quake Location

Magnitude 6.9 Big Island Hawaii

As Civil Defense grappled with eruptions from two fissures in the Leilani Estates subdivision that began yesterday (5/3), the Big Island was shaken by a widely felt 5.4 magnitude quake that was followed less than an hour later by this 5 km deep M 6.9 quake felt as far away as Oahu. No major damage has been reported, and no tsunami occurred during the M 6.9 event. Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park closed due to rock slides on trails and roads. 

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