May 4, 2018

UPDATE: 5.0 Magnitude Quake Shakes Volcano Area: No Tsunami Generated

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Earthquakes continue to shake the east side of the Big Island and at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 3, 2018, a 4.6-magnitude earthquake struck the Volcano area of the island.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reported that the earthquake was not large enough to cause a tsunami for the island of Hawai’i.

Preliminary data indicates that the earthquake measuring a magnitude of 4.6 was centered in the vicinity of the south flank of Kīlauea Volcano.

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