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Massive Naalehu Earthquake Hits Hawaii

Massive Naalehu Earthquake Hits Hawaii, No Tsunami Warning issued so far.

Hawaii Rocked by Powerful 6.3 Earthquake! Naalehu Feels Major Tremors

A powerful earthquake, registering a preliminary magnitude of 6.3, jolted the Hawaiian island of Big Island on Friday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

The quake, originating near Naalehu and Punaluʻu Beach, sent tremors across the island and as far as Oahu, approximately 200 miles north.

Key information:

  • Magnitude: 6.3 (preliminary)
  • Location: Naalehu, Hawaii (Big Island)
  • Depth: 10 kilometers (6.21 miles)
  • Time: 10:06 AM local time
  • Felt across: Big Island, Naalehu, Oahu, Kau Coast
  • Tsunami warning: None issued
  • Injuries/damage: Unconfirmed at this time

Impact and details:

While the earthquake’s shallow depth amplified tremors near the epicenter, thankfully, no tsunami warnings have been issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

Reports of injuries or significant structural damage are yet to emerge.

Public response and safety:

Local authorities urge residents to remain calm, follow official updates, and adhere to safety protocols:

  • Check for injuries and damage: Ensure your surroundings are safe and prioritize any immediate medical attention or structural concerns.
  • Heed official instructions: Stay informed through reliable sources like the USGS website or local emergency management agencies for evacuation information or specific safety measures.
  • Be prepared for aftershocks: These are common after major earthquakes, so ensure you have emergency supplies readily available and remain vigilant.

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