5.2 Magnitude Earthquake Off the Pahala Coast of the Big Island – NO TSUNAMI THREAT

We just had a 5.2 Magnitude Earthquake Off the Pahala Coast of the Big Island:

52 Earthquake

See large red dot on bottom right for location of quake.

TSUNAMI SEISMIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER   1
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
215 PM HST TUE JUN 04 2013

TO - CIVIL DEFENSE IN THE STATE OF HAWAII

SUBJECT - LOCAL TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT

THIS STATEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. NO ACTION REQUIRED.

AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS

   ORIGIN TIME - 0213 PM HST 04 JUN 2013
   COORDINATES - 18.9 NORTH  155.1 WEST
   LOCATION    - IN THE DEEP OCEAN SOUTHEAST OF THE BIG ISLAND
   MAGNITUDE   - 5.2

EVALUATION

 NO TSUNAMI IS EXPECTED. REPEAT. NO TSUNAMI IS EXPECTED.
 HOWEVER...SOME AREAS MAY HAVE EXPERIENCED STRONG SHAKING.

THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS
ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED.

2 Responses

  1. good size

  2. Felt it all the way over in Waikoloa Village!

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