REPORT: Magnitude 5.5 Earthquake Jolts Hawaii Island

BY TEAM DML / MARCH 13, 2019 /

GET the DML NEWS APP (FREE) Click Here

Below is a report that DML News gives a 4 OUT OF 4 STARS trustworthiness rating. We base this rating on the following criteria:

  • Provides named sources
  • Reported by more than one notable outlet
  • Does not insert opinion or leading words
  • Includes supporting video, direct statements, or photos

Click here to read more about our rating system.

As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News offers the following information published by BIGISLANDVIDEONEWS.COM:

(BIVN) – A Magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck the south flank of Kīlauea Volcano on Hawaiʻi 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.

The article goes on to state the following:

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.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, which said the earthquake struck “in the Hilina region of Kīlauea Volcano,” reported that no tsunami is expected after the event. “However, some areas may have experienced strong shaking,” the PTWC said.

To get more information about this article, please visit BIGISLANDVIDEONEWS.COM. To weigh in, leave a comment below.



DML News offered you the above information as part of our ongoing effort to educate and inform people around the world. You can obtain additional information by visiting BIGISLANDVIDEONEWS.COM

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.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