3.5 Hawai’i Island Earthquake, No TsunamiMay 31, 2012, 2:26 PM HST · Updated May 31, 2:26 PM 0 Comments
By Wendy Osher
There was no tsunami threat following a 3.5 magnitude earthquake reported at 11:15 a.m. on Thursday, May 31, 2012 on Hawai’i Island.
The earthquake was located: 11 miles N of Pahala, HI; 16 miles WSW of Volcano, HI; 22 miles NNE of Naalehu, HI; 34 miles SW of Hilo, HI; and 203 miles SE of Honolulu, HI.
The US Geological Survey, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory Hawaii National Park, recorded the data, reporting the earthquake to be at a depth of 0.3 miles.
No tsunami was generated.