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3.5 Quake Shakes Kalapana Coast

February 23, 2010, 11:28 AM HST
* Updated February 23, 11:29 AM
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A 3.5 magnitude earthquake was reported at 10:42 this morning offshore of the Kalapana Region of the Kilauea volcano.  The warning center out of Ewa Beach HI said there is no tsunami expected and no action is required.  Again, that quake was centered offshore of Kalapana at about 10:42 this morning.

(Posted  by Wendy Osher @ 10:47 a.m. 2/23/10)

Magnitude 3.5
Location 19.289°N, 154.904°W
Depth 46.5 km (28.9 miles)
  • 21 km (13 miles) S (175°) from Leilani Estates, HI
  • 24 km (15 miles) S (178°) from Nanawale Estates, HI
  • 24 km (15 miles) SSE (168°) from Pahoa, HI
  • 29 km (18 miles) S (179°) from Hawaiian Beaches, HI
  • 50 km (31 miles) SSE (158°) from Hilo, HI
  • 379 km (235 miles) SE (126°) from Honolulu, HI
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 1.4 km (0.9 miles); depth +/- 1.1 km (0.7 miles)
Parameters Nph=045, Dmin=16 km, Rmss=0.09 sec, Gp=252°,
M-type=duration magnitude (Md), Version=0
Event ID hv00036653

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