Big Island Earthquake Upgraded to 4.3 Magnitude – No Tsunami Generated

  • This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Magnitude 4.3
Date-Time
Location 18.952°N, 155.192°W
Depth 16.9 km (10.5 miles)
Region HAWAII REGION, HAWAII
Distances
  • 41 km (26 miles) SE (133°) from Pahala, HI
  • 43 km (27 miles) ESE (107°) from Naalehu, HI
  • 56 km (34 miles) S (175°) from Volcano, HI
  • 73 km (45 miles) SSW (204°) from Hawaiian Beaches, HI
  • 85 km (52 miles) S (188°) from Hilo, HI
  • 380 km (236 miles) SE (133°) from Honolulu, HI
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 1.1 km (0.7 miles); depth +/- 13.3 km (8.3 miles)
Parameters Nph= 65, Dmin=36 km, Rmss=0.12 sec, Gp=245°,
M-type=local magnitude (ML), Version=2
Source
Event ID hv60434266

 

Lava Flow Reaches the Ocean Again – Lava Ocean Adventures Cruising Again

Lava is once again flowing into the ocean.  The following picture was posted by Lava Ocean Adventures earlier this evening:

Photo courtesy of Lava Ocean Adventures

3.9 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes the Big Island Just Now (UPDATED to 4.1 Magnitude)

Magnitude 3.9
Date-Time
  • Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 05:59:46 PM at epicenter
Location 18.950°N, 155.191°W
Depth 14.6 km (9.1 miles)
Region HAWAII REGION, HAWAII
Distances
  • 41 km (26 miles) SE (133°) from Pahala, HI
  • 44 km (27 miles) ESE (107°) from Naalehu, HI
  • 56 km (35 miles) S (175°) from Volcano, HI
  • 73 km (45 miles) SSW (204°) from Hawaiian Beaches, HI
  • 85 km (53 miles) S (188°) from Hilo, HI
  • 380 km (236 miles) SE (133°) from Honolulu, HI
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 1.9 km (1.2 miles); depth +/- 14.4 km (8.9 miles)
Parameters Nph= 55, Dmin=36 km, Rmss=0.12 sec, Gp=248°,
M-type=duration magnitude (Md), Version=1
Source
Event ID hv60434266

UPDATE:

Tsunami Information Earthquake Information
Message Time: 24 Nov 2012 06:03 pm HST
Message Num: 1
Message Text: click to read
Message Type: Local Tsunami Information Statement
Warning: none
Watch: none
ETAs / Obs: none
Preliminary (PTWC)
Origin Time: 24 Nov 2012 6:00 pm HST
Magnitude: 4.1 Ml
(reviewed by PTWC)
Latitude: 18.9° N
Longitude: 155.2° W
Depth:
Location: At Loihi Seamount South of the Big Island
More Info.: search the USGS NEIC catalog
hawaii.EQIHWX.2012.11.25.0403 map

2012 Ultraman World Championships – Day One Results

The 2012  Ultraman World Championship is happening right now on the Big Island of Hawaii.

This is the 28th Ultraman World Championships and Entry is by invitation only.

Entrants our former individual finishers of either Ultraman Canada or Ultraman World Championships and have completed at least an event with 2.4 miles swim, 112 miles bike, and 26.2 miles run or equivalent in the 18 months prior.

Here is a list of this years competitors

Day One Results – Swim 10K /Bike 90 miles

Men

1. Alexandre Ribeiro, 47, (BRA) S 3:13:50 B 5:14:57 TOT 8:28:53
2. Nino Cokan, 39, (SLO) S 3:20:38 B 5:32:30 TOT 8:52:58
3. Miro Kregar, 50, (SLO) S 3:41:02 B 5:22:05 TOT 9:03:07
4. Joseph Ajram, 39, (ESP) S 3:49:08 B 5:18:14 TOT 9:07:22
5. Peter Mueller, 50, (SUI) S 3:19:55 B 5:56:32 TOT 5:56:32
6. Tony O’Keefe, 51, (CAN) 3:10:42 B 6:15:03 TOT 9:25:48
7. Mark Ford, 50, (USA) S 3:21:55 B 6:13:45 TOT 9:35:40
8. Tim Robert, 47, (USA) S 3:39:28 B 6:22:20 TOT 10:01:48
9. Gary Wang , 44, (USA) S 4:21:04 B 5:50:47 TOT 10:11:51
10. Robert Parsheghian, 42, (BRA) S 3:44:38 B 6:36:55 TOT 10:21:32

Women

1. Kathy Winkler, 46, (USA) S 3:15:07 B 5:49:16 TOT 9:04:23
2. Amber Monforte, 34, (USA) 3:31:31 B 5:36:05 TOT 9:07:36
3. Yasuko Miyazaki, 35, (JPN) S 3:26:17 B 6:03:10 TOT 9:29:27
4. Tracey McQuair, 37, (CAN) S 3:29:43 B 6:29:06 TOT 9:58:49
5. Joni Moore, 46, (USA) S 4:36:39 B 6:01:50 TOT 10:38:29