No tsunami threat for Hawaii after 6.2 magnitude earthquake

News

Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, Ewa Beach, Hawaii,

EWA BEACH, Hawaii (KHON) – There was no tsunami threat to Hawaii Sunday after a 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit off of the Big Island.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake had a magnitude of 6.2 and struck about 17 miles south of Naalehu. Its magnitude was originally reported at 6.1 before being revised.

The National Weather Service in Honolulu said there was no tsunami threat. No injuries were immediately reported.

Residents reported feeling the shaking. At a gas station on Oahu, the refrigerator display doors were opened by the shaking and items fell to the ground.

The KHON newsroom got calls from people who felt the shaking in Pahoa on the Big island; in Kihei, Maui; and in several parts of Oahu.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest News

More News

National News

More U.S. & World

Washington D.C.

More Washington

Your Local Election HQ

More Your Local Election HQ

Daily Oklahoma Coronavirus Data

Trending

Contact In Your Corner Team

Latest News

More News

KFOR Digital Originals

More Digital Original

Follow @KFOR on Twitter