Thursday, February 24, 2011

Hawaii earthquake jolts Honolulu






















Magnitude
3.6
Date-Time
Friday, February 25, 2011 at 00:12:33 UTC
Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 02:12:33 PM at epicenter
Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
Location
21.180°N, 157.550°W
Depth
19 km (11.8 miles) set by location program
Region
OAHU REGION, HAWAII
Distances
35 km (22 miles) ESE of HONOLULU, Hawaii
37 km (23 miles) SE of Kane`ohe, O`ahu, Hawaii
55 km (34 miles) W of Kaunakakai, Moloka`i, Hawaii
61 km (38 miles) SE of Wahiawa, O`ahu, Hawaii
A minor earthquake occurred at 2:12:45 PM (HST) on Thursday, February 24, 2011. The temblor was felt and widely reported by people on Oahu and on Molokai.
The earthquake was originally reported by the USGS to have an center of the quake south of Lanai but was revised with the epicenter in the Kaiwi Channel between Oahu and Molokai.
TSUNAMI SEISMIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 2
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
308 PM HST THU FEB 24 2011
TO – CIVIL DEFENSE IN THE STATE OF HAWAII
SUBJECT – LOCAL TSUNAMI INFORMATION
THIS STATEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. NO ACTION REQUIRED.
AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS
ORIGIN TIME – 0213 PM HST 24 FEB 2011
COORDINATES – 21.2 NORTH 157.6 WEST
DEPTH – 19.0 KM
LOCATION – IN THE KAIWI CHANNEL BETWEEN OAHU AND MOLOKAI
MAGNITUDE – 3.6
EVALUATION
THIS MESSAGE CONTAINS A REVISED LOCATION OF THE EPICENTER. NO TSUNAMI IS EXPECTED. REPEAT. NO TSUNAMI IS EXPECTED.
THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED.

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