Minor earthquake recorded west of Kilauea summit

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A minor earthquake was recorded Thursday evening west of Kilauea Volcano’s summit.

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A minor earthquake was recorded Thursday evening west of Kilauea Volcano’s summit.

The magnitude-3.0 temblor struck at 7:46 p.m. about 8.5 miles west of the summit area, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. It had a registered depth of just under 18 miles.

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The earthquake did not prompt a Pacific Tsunami Warning Center advisory.

Info: http://hvo.wr.usgs.gov/seismic/volcweb/earthquakes/.

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