No Tsunami Threat Following 4.4M Earthquake off South Point

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports that the earthquake that occurred at approximately 10:09 AM was not large enough to cause a Tsunami for the Island nor State of Hawaii. Preliminary data indicates that the earthquake measured 4.4 magnitude and was centered in the vicinity of South Point.

The earthquake was located about 26 km (16 miles) southeast of Hawaiian Ocean View at a depth of 38 km (24 mi).

As in all earthquakes, be aware of the possibility of after shocks. If the earthquake was strongly felt in your area, precautionary checks should be made for any damages, especially to utility connections of gas, water, and electricity.

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