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5.7 earthquake reported on big island of Hawaii

Posted on AllSides February 9th, 2024
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A 5.7 magnitude earthquake rocked the big island of Hawaii on Friday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake was detected near Pāhala, on Hawaii's southern coast, just after 10 a.m. local time, early indicators show. The USGS recorded several aftershocks following the larger quake, which was originally listed at magnitude 6.3.

The earthquake could be felt as far west as Oahu, on the other side of the island chain, according to USGS tracking.

The federal Tsunami Warning Center said there is no tsunami warning at this time.

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