Two Earthquakes in Hawaii, 4.8- and 3.4-Magnitude

By Tara MacIsaac
Tara MacIsaac
Tara MacIsaac
Tara MacIsaac is an editor and reporter who has worked on a variety of topics over the course of her ten years with The Epoch Times, including science, the environment, and local New York news. She is currently working with The Epoch Times edition based in Southern California.
August 11, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) recorded two earthquakes in Hawaii on Sunday, though no damage has been reported. At 5:54 a.m. local time, a 4.8-magnitude quake hit, with 433 responses recorded on the USGS “Did You Feel It?” webpage

Another quake, this one of 3.4 magnitude, hit at 6:06 a.m. local time. A tremor followed at 6:21 a.m., at a magnitude of 1.9. 

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center released a statement following the earthquakes: “No tsunami is expected. Repeat. No tsunami is expected. However … some areas may have experienced shaking.”

 

Tara MacIsaac
Tara MacIsaac
Tara MacIsaac is an editor and reporter who has worked on a variety of topics over the course of her ten years with The Epoch Times, including science, the environment, and local New York news. She is currently working with The Epoch Times edition based in Southern California.