Earthquake Hawaii Small Earthquake Hits Hawaii (24/2)- 3.6 earthquake hit Hawaii earlier today, which was reportedly felt by residents in regions like Honolulu and Lanai. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's magnitude was 3.6 and it struck at 2:12pm on Thursday, February 24, 2011. The temblor was centered 22 miles east-southeast of Honolulu, 11.8 miles deep. Initial reports put the quake at a 3.3 magnitude about 80 miles southeast of Honolulu with a depth of only 4.2 miles, but the USGS revised its initial report.
Earthquake Hawaii Information
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
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.
So far, no reports of damage or injuries have been reported and no tsunami warning was issued.
Feb 25, 2011 Breaking News