3.0 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Volcano Area of the Big Island… No Tsunami Threat Reported

UPDATE this has been downgraded to a 2.8

A 3.0 magnitude earthquake just shook the Volcano are of the Big Island:

Magnitude 3.0
Date-Time
  • Friday, May 18, 2012 at 03:48:42 PM at epicenter
Location 19.428°N, 155.274°W
Depth 1.4 km (~0.9 mile)
Region ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
Distances
  • 5 km (3 miles) WSW (239°) from Volcano, HI
  • 16 km (10 miles) WSW (252°) from Fern Forest, HI
  • 19 km (12 miles) SW (228°) from Mountain View, HI
  • 37 km (23 miles) SSW (213°) from Hilo, HI
  • 338 km (210 miles) SE (128°) from Honolulu, HI
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 0.2 km (0.1 miles); depth +/- 0.2 km (0.1 miles)
Parameters Nph= 27, Dmin=1 km, Rmss=0.1 sec, Gp= 97°,
M-type=duration magnitude (Md), Version=1
Source
Event ID hv60345346

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