No tsunami threat after 4.0 magnitude earthquake off Hawaii Island

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The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) said there was no tsunami threat to Hawaii after the United States Geological Survey (USGS) recorded a 4.0 magnitude earthquake off Hawaii Island on Wednesday, June 2. The earthquake was recorded at the Loihi Seamount south of the Big Island.

HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) says there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii after the United States Geological Survey (USGS) recorded a 4.0 magnitude earthquake off Hawaii Island on Wednesday, June 2.

The earthquake was recorded at the Loihi Seamount south of the Big Island, according to PTWC officials.

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USGS officials reported the earthquake occurred around 6:44 p.m. at a depth of just over 11 kilometers.

Officials with the PTWC say some areas may have experienced shaking as a result of the earthquake.

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