- Earthquake tremors felt in Hawaii
- twice earthquake
- Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 felt in active volcano Mauna Loa
Earthquake News: A magnitude 5.0 earthquake struck Mauna Loa, the world’s most active volcano, in the US state of Hawaii. Scientists say that this volcano is “very disturbed”. According to the US Geological Survey, the volcano experienced a series of earthquakes and mild tremors were felt even after the quake.
24 seconds ago there was an earthquake
According to the USGS, a 4.6 magnitude earthquake occurred 24 seconds before the strongest magnitude 5.1 quake. The Hawaii Volcano Observer said in a statement that the epicenter of the highest-magnitude quake was under a highway south of Pahala. Hawaii County Mayor Mitch Roth said there were no reports of any major damage or injuries. He later said that there was minor damage in Pahala, but did not give details.
Scientists eye volcano
The volcano on Mauna Loa has not erupted yet and there is no sign of it erupting at this time. Scientists are keeping a close eye on the volcano. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there was no tsunami threat in Hawaii. However, no major damage was reported due to the earthquake.
Earlier there were earthquakes in Greece
Last week, a 5.0 magnitude earthquake was felt in central Greece late on the night of 8 October. However, there is no news of any loss of life or property due to this. The Athens Geodynamics Institute said the quake struck at a depth of 12.7 km above sea level in the Gulf of Corinth, about 100 km west-northwest of the capital.
According to local media reports, the tremors were felt for about 15 seconds, causing panic among people living in sparsely populated areas. Greece is a country highly vulnerable to earthquakes. There earthquakes up to magnitude 5.0 are quite common.
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