3.9 Earthquake Hits Hawaii

Map courtesy USGS. Big Island Earthquake, 10:17 a.m., November 18, 2011. There is no tsunami expected following a preliminary magnitude 3.9

earthquake in the Saddle Region of the Big Island of Hawai’i.

The quake was reported at 10:17 a.m. on Sunday, November 20, 2011.

The earthquake was located at a depth of 7.4 miles, about 5 miles North
of the Mauna Loa Summit; 16 miles SSW of Pohakuloa; 19 miles ESE of the
Hualalai Summit; and 25 miles ESE of Kailua.

The National Weather Service’s Pacific Tsunami Warning Center located in
Ewa Beach issued a statement saying no tsunami is expected.