Hawaii Shaken By 4.9 Magnitude Quake

November 11, Monday, a 4.9 magnitude earthquake rattled parts of Hawaii island. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center however declared that there’s no tsunami threat.

The quake struck at around 6:35 in the morning in the Hamaku Coast, as per the US Geological Survey.

Officials have stated that the tremor was too small and far too inland to generate a tsunami.

People from Hawaii Island, Maui and also Oahu have stated they could feel the tremors due to the earthquake.

According to the US Geological Survey, the quake was centered about 20 miles (31 kilometers) northwest of Hilo. It was recorded at a depth of 22 miles or 36 kilometers.

According to the Los Angeles Times, in the past 10 days there have been two earthquakes with magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.



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