SOUTH KOHALA, Big Island (KHNL) - An earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale occurred shortly before 2:00 p.m. Tuesday on the Big Island.
Hawaii County Civil Defense says the earthquake was not big enough to cause a tsunami for the State but there are possibilities of after shocks.
Preliminary data indicates that the earthquake was centered in the vicinity of Kiholo Bay in South Kohala.
As a precautionary, officials ask that residents who felt the quake should check for any damages, especially to utility connections of gas, water and power.
Job Link 8 Featured Jobs
Americans are painting a pessimistic view of the country and President Donald Trump as 2017 comes to a close.More >>
A 17-year-old has been charged in connection with a large fire at Kihei Elementary School that caused more than $1 million in damage, Maui police said.More >>
Hawaii's effort to grow its own food is taking a step forward as public school students are being served locally-grown beef for the first time in decades.More >>