3.1 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Pahala Tonight

A 3.1 magnitude earthquake shook the Pahala area of the Big Island around 5:42 Hawaii time:

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3.1 Magnitude Earthquake Registered This Morning in Pahala

A 3.1 magnitude earthquake was registered in Pahala on the Big Island at 4:21 this morning:

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3.9 Magnitude Earthquake Registered Off the Big Island Today

A 3.9 magnitude earthquake struck off the Pahala coast of the Big Island this afternoon at 3:51 pm Hawaii time:

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3.8 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes the Pahala Area of the Big Island

A 3.8 magnitude earthquake hit the Pahala area of the Big Island this morning and was also felt in Captain Cook, Hilo, Holualoa, Kailua, Kealakekua, Mountain View, Pahoa and Waimea.  No tsunami was generated from the quake.

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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:

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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.

Five People Die in Highway 11 Crash South of Pahala

NEW DEVELOPMENT: Police say a 7-year-old boy has also died in this crash near Pahala. In all, five people were killed. (via Hawaii News Now Facebook page)

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Hawaii News Now reported:

Police and emergency crews on the Big Island are responding to a crash just south of Pahala Wednesday morning.  Reports from the crash scene are that four people were killed in the crash…

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The Hawaii Police Department released this Nixle alert awhile ago:

Highway 11 at the 54-mile marker (just south of Pahala) is closed to traffic in both directions due to a traffic accident. The road is expected to be closed for two hours or more.

1:45 Update:

Highway 11 remains closed in both directions at the 54-mile marker (just south of Pahala) and is expected to remain closed until at least 3 p.m. due to a traffic accident.

Update the StarAdvertiser has now reported the following:

Four people were killed and a child was critically injured today in a head-on vehicle collision near Pahala, a Hawaii County fire department official said.

3.0 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes the Big Island This Afternoon

Magnitude 3.0
Date-Time
Location 19.199°N, 155.335°W
Depth 49.5 km (30.8 miles)
Region ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
Distances
  • 15 km (9 miles) E (92°) from Pahala, HI
  • 30 km (18 miles) SSW (201°) from Volcano, HI
  • 30 km (19 miles) ENE (61°) from Naalehu, HI
  • 59 km (37 miles) SW (229°) from Hawaiian Beaches, HI
  • 62 km (39 miles) SSW (205°) from Hilo, HI
  • 350 km (218 miles) SE (132°) from Honolulu, HI
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 0.9 km (0.6 miles); depth +/- 1.8 km (1.1 miles)
Parameters Nph= 55, Dmin=8 km, Rmss=0.11 sec, Gp=169°,
M-type=duration magnitude (Md), Version=2
Source
Event ID hv60432076

3.1 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Pahala Area of Big Island

Magnitude 3.1
Date-Time
Location 19.050°N, 155.363°W
Depth 35.2 km (21.9 miles)
Region ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
Distances
  • 21 km (13 miles) SE (145°) from Pahala, HI
  • 24 km (15 miles) E (94°) from Naalehu, HI
  • 43 km (27 miles) E (99°) from Hawaiian Ocean View, HI
  • 73 km (46 miles) SW (221°) from Hawaiian Beaches, HI
  • 78 km (49 miles) SSW (202°) from Hilo, HI
  • 359 km (223 miles) SE (134°) from Honolulu, HI
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 0.9 km (0.6 miles); depth +/- 1.5 km (0.9 miles)
Parameters Nph= 46, Dmin=21 km, Rmss=0.1 sec, Gp=212°,
M-type=duration magnitude (Md), Version=1
Source
Event ID hv60358261

3.0 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes East Hawaii

Magnitude 3.0
Date-Time
Location 19.384°N, 155.491°W
Depth 10.2 km (6.3 miles)
Region ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
Distances
  • 20 km (12 miles) N (356°) from Pahala, HI
  • 28 km (17 miles) WSW (255°) from Volcano, HI
  • 37 km (23 miles) NNE (16°) from Naalehu, HI
  • 56 km (34 miles) SW (230°) from Hilo, HI
  • 324 km (201 miles) SE (131°) from Honolulu, HI
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 0.3 km (0.2 miles); depth +/- 0.6 km (0.4 miles)
Parameters Nph= 70, Dmin=4 km, Rmss=0.09 sec, Gp= 32°,
M-type=duration magnitude (Md), Version=1
Source
Event ID hv60285381
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3.3 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes East Hawaii

Magnitude 3.3
Date-Time
Location 19.214°N, 155.359°W
Depth 39.7 km (24.7 miles)
Region ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
Distances
  • 13 km (8 miles) E (85°) from Pahala, HI
  • 29 km (18 miles) NE (56°) from Naalehu, HI
  • 29 km (18 miles) SSW (206°) from Volcano, HI
  • 60 km (37 miles) SW (232°) from Hawaiian Beaches, HI
  • 62 km (38 miles) SSW (208°) from Hilo, HI
  • 347 km (216 miles) SE (132°) from Honolulu, HI
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 0.6 km (0.4 miles); depth +/- 1.2 km (0.7 miles)
Parameters Nph= 74, Dmin=5 km, Rmss=0.12 sec, Gp=162°,
M-type=duration magnitude (Md), Version=1
Source
Event ID hv60283236

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3.2 Earthquake Hits the Big Island of Hawaii This Morning

Well I slept right through this one!

Magnitude 3.2
Date-Time
Location 19.232°N, 155.414°W
Depth 37 km (23.0 miles)
Region ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
Distances
  • 8 km (5 miles) ENE (65°) from Pahala, HI
  • 26 km (16 miles) NE (45°) from Naalehu, HI
  • 31 km (19 miles) SW (218°) from Volcano, HI
  • 63 km (39 miles) SSW (213°) from Hilo, HI
  • 342 km (212 miles) SE (132°) from Honolulu, HI

More Here: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsus/Quakes/hv60229906.php

3.9 Earthquake Shakes East Hawaii *Edit* Downgraded to 3.8

A minor earthquake occurred at 7:37:58 AM (HST) on Wednesday, April 14, 2010 .
The magnitude 3.9 event occurred 3 km (2 miles) WNW of Pahala.
The hypocentral depth is 36 km (23 miles).

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Community Meeting to Discuss Police-Related Concerns Scheduled in Pahala

Media Release:

The Hawai’i Police Department will hold a community meeting on Wednesday, March 17, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Pāhala Community Center.

The purpose of the meeting is to allow the public to meet the Police Department’s command staff and to discuss police-related concerns with the police chief and commanders who oversee police operations in the Ka’ū District.

The Ka’ū event continues district community meetings, which are rotated throughout the eight police districts on the Big Island. To aid police commanders in focusing on specific community concerns, they ask that participation in this meeting be limited to persons who live or work in the Ka’ū District.

Those interested in participating but unable to attend may e-mail their concerns or comments to copsysop@hawaiipolice.com.

For more information, you may call Captain Andrew Burian at 939-2520.

3.8 Earthquake Shakes Pahala Area

A minor earthquake occurred at 1:01:35 PM (HST) on Monday, January 18, 2010 .
The magnitude 3.8 event occurred 5 km (3 miles) WNW of Pahala.
The hypocentral depth is 7 km ( 4 miles).

More info here:

http://tux.wr.usgs.gov/Quakes/hv00036354.html

3.0 Earthquake Shakes Pahala

A minor earthquake occurred at 7:21:19 PM (HST) on Tuesday, December 22, 2009 .
The magnitude 3.0 event occurred 16 km (10 miles) N of Pahala.
The hypocentral depth is 10 km ( 6 miles).

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3.1 Earthquake Rattles Pahala

A minor earthquake occurred at 3:37:00 PM (HST) on Friday, January 30, 2009 .
The magnitude 3.1 event occurred 3 km (2 miles) NE of Pahala.
The hypocentral depth is 6 km ( 4 miles).

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