“Magnitude-5.7 Earthquake Shakes Big Island of Hawaii: Updates and Reactions”

4.6-magnitude earthquake shakes the greater LA area

The article discusses a magnitude-5.7 earthquake that struck the Big Island of Hawaii, causing shaking felt in Honolulu, about 200 miles away. The earthquake, occurring at 10 a.m. local time, had its epicenter 11 miles south of Naalehu, Hawaii, with a depth of 6 miles. Despite the quake, no tsunami warning was issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. Reports indicate that shaking was also experienced in Honolulu, with subsequent aftershocks in the same area. Fortunately, there were no immediate reports of significant damage. Big Island Mayor Mitch Roth experienced the quake in Honolulu during a cardiologist appointment and immediately contacted emergency management officials. While some minor damages were reported, such as fallen mirrors and lamps, no major structural damage occurred. Witnesses described significant shaking, with windows rattling, but no notable harm.

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