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No Advisories After 3.2 Hawaiʻi Island Quake

December 28, 2015, 12:56 AM HST
* Updated December 29, 5:27 AM
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Hawaiʻi Earthquake map, Dec. 28, 2015. Image credit: USGS/HVO.

Hawaiʻi Earthquake map, Dec. 28, 2015. Image credit: USGS/HVO.

There were no immediate threats following a preliminary magnitude 3.2 earthquake reported at 3:38 p.m. (HST) on Monday, Dec. 28, 2015 near ʻĀinaloa on the East end of the Big Island of Hawaiʻi.

The USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that the quake occurred at a depth of 28.8 miles and was located:

  • 1 mile SSE of ʻĀinaloa, Hawaiʻi
  • 2.1 miles WNW of Pāhoa
  • 6 miles S of Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiʻi
  • 6.1 miles NW of Puʻulena Crater
  • 8.2 miles NW of ʻOpihikao
  • 16 miles SSE of Hilo, Hawaiʻi
  • 66 miles E of Kailua-Kona, Hawaiʻi
  • 223 miles ESE of Honolulu, Hawaiʻi

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