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No Advisories After Prelim 3.6 Earthquake Near Volcano

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Hawaiʻi Island earthquake, May 4, 2015. Image courtesy USGS.

Hawaiʻi Island earthquake, May 4, 2015. Image courtesy USGS.

By Wendy Osher

There were no immediate advisories issued after a 3.6 (preliminary magnitude) earthquake reported at 4:42 a.m. HST on Monday, May 4, 2015 near Volcano on Hawaiʻi Island.

The USGS reports that the earthquake occurred at a depth of 4 km, and was located: 3 miles S of Volcano, Hawaiʻi; 22 miles SW of Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiʻi; 25 miles SSW of Hilo, Hawaiʻi; 52 miles ESE of Kailua-Kona, Hawaiʻi; and 215 miles SE of Honolulu, Hawaiʻi.


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