No Tsunami Generated by 4.5M Big Island Quake

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports the earthquake that occurred at approximately 10:57 a.m. was not large enough to cause a tsunami. There is no tsunami threat.

Preliminary data indicates that the earthquake measuring a magnitude of 4.5 was centered at the Kilauea Summit.

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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