Earthquake Hawaii

Posted by Zotta Rendevouz

A small earthquake hit Hawaii earlier today, which was felt by residents in places like Honolulu and Lanai.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake's magnitude was 3.6 and occurred at 14:12 Thursday, February 24, 2011. The quake was centered 22 miles east-southeast of Honolulu, 11.8 miles deep. Initial reports since a magnitude 3.3 earthquake about 80 miles south of Honolulu at a depth of only 4.2 miles, but the USGS revised its initial report.

Honolulu Advertiser Star gives the first indication of the difference may be due to the scarcity of seismic recording instruments of Oahu. earthquake of September, may be adopted from the ocean floor flexes under the weight of 'island.

So far no reports of damage or injuries were reported and a tsunami warning.