Magnitude 5.5 Earthquake Jolts Hawaii Island | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


Magnitude 5.5 Earthquake Jolts Hawaii Island

A Magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck the south flank of K?lauea Volcano on Hawai?i Island at 12:55 a.m. HST early Wednesday morning.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.3 km and was felt all across the Big Island. It was felt strongest in Volcano Village.

For a short time, the USGS website also measured the earthquake at a possible Magnitude 4.8, but later appeared to confirm a Magnitude 5.3 measurement. The strength of the quake was later revised to a 5.5.

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