A minor earthquake rattled the southeastern side of the Big Island at 10:41 a.m. on Tuesday.
The Preliminary Earthquake Report issued by the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory measured the temblor at a 3.4 magnitude.
The small quake was centered in the ocean off the Puna coast, about 7 miles southeast of Kalapana. The measured depth was 28.9 miles, according to preliminary information. There have been no preliminary reports of damage.
Big Island Video News will have more info as it becomes available. You can also check out the Preliminary Earthquake Report for this event.
UPDATE: Hawaii County Civil Defense has released the following message: