5.4 Quake Rattles Big Island of Hawaii - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

5.4 Quake Rattles Big Island of Hawaii

HILO, Hawaii (KHNL) - A 5.4 magnitude earthquake shook the Big Island of Hawaii at 7:38 Monday evening, rattling residents already bracing for a close pass from Hurricane Flossie.

 The earthquake was centered in the North Puna region, 25 miles south of Hilo.

There is no tsunami threat for the state, although some areas experienced strong shaking. According to the Big Island Civil Defense, there are no reports of damage.

There has been one landslide in the Lapahoehoe area, but there are no road closures.

The coordinates of the quake were 19.346°N, 155.066°W at a depth of six miles.

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