4.6 magnitude earthquake hits the Big Island, no tsunami threat reported

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Courtesy: Earthstar Geographics

HONOLULU (KHON2) — A 4.6 magnitude earthquake hit Hawaii Island on Thursday, July 2, around 11:20 p.m. according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center

Preliminary data reveals that it happened in the area of the southwest rift zone of Kilauea Volcano. 

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says that the earthquake was not large enough to cause a tsunami for the Big Island.

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