Hawaii Earthquake: 4.7 Magnitude Hit in Hawaii

Magnitude:     4.7 (Preliminary magnitude — update expected within 15 minutes)

Date-Time :
* Wednesday, November 24, 2010 at 04:34:12 UTC
* Tuesday, November 23, 2010 at 06:34:12 PM at epicenter

Location:  20.590°N, 156.550°W

Depth: 15.3 km (9.5 miles) set by location program

Region: MAUI REGION, HAWAII

Distances:
* 16 km (10 miles) SW (226°) from Wailea-Makena, HI
* 21 km (13 miles) SSW (207°) from Kihei, HI
* 25 km (16 miles) SSW (194°) from Maalaea, HI
* 34 km (21 miles) SSW (195°) from Kahului, HI
* 155 km (96 miles) ESE (121°) from Honolulu, HI

*Update:

TSUNAMI SEISMIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER   1
NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI
641 PM HST TUE NOV 23 2010

TO – CIVIL DEFENSE IN THE STATE OF HAWAII

SUBJECT – LOCAL TSUNAMI INFORMATION

THIS STATEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. NO ACTION REQUIRED.

AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS

ORIGIN TIME – 0634 PM HST 23 NOV 2010
COORDINATES – 20.6 NORTH  156.6 WEST
LOCATION    – AT THE ISLAND OF KAHOOLAWE
MAGNITUDE   – 4.6

EVALUATION

NO TSUNAMI IS EXPECTED. REPEAT. NO TSUNAMI IS EXPECTED.
HOWEVER…SOME AREAS MAY HAVE EXPERIENCED SHAKING.

THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS
ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED.