No tsunami threat from magnitude-4.2 earthquake

There is no tsunami threat from a magnitude-4.2 earthquake that occurred at 8:36 a.m. Wednesday.

Preliminary data indicates the earthquake was centered in the vicinity of Kilauea. Residents are advised to be prepared for the possibility of aftershocks.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the Star-Advertiser's TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, email