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Preliminary 5.7 magnitude earthquake shakes Hawaii's Big Island

Posted on AllSides February 9th, 2024
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The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports that the earthquake was centered near Pahala at 12:06 p.m.

At least three aftershocks have been reported on the USGS website, near Pahala. The largest aftershock as of 12:20 p.m. was a preliminary 3.3 magnitude earthquake.

The Office of the Governor of Hawaii posted on X, formerly known as Twitter, that no tsunami is expected.

Pahala is located on the southwestern point of the Big Island, near Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Kahuku Unit. It had a population of about 2,203 people in 2020.

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