65°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Sat
85°
73°
80%
Sun
89°
73°
50%
Mon
85°
73°
60%

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Hawaii rattled by quake as hurricanes near

9 months ago August 07, 2014 Aug 7, 2014 Thursday, August 07 2014 Thursday, August 07, 2014 10:52:02 AM EDT in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APNewsNow

HONOLULU - The U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude-4.5 earthquake has rattled Hawaii's Big Island, as two hurricanes rumbled toward the islands.

The temblor struck on the north tip of the Big Island, about 7 miles from Waimea at 6:24 a.m. local time.

The U.S. Geological Survey initially announced the quake was magnitude-4.3 and quickly upgraded it.

An employee of a grocery store in Waimea, a city of about 7,000, said the quake did not cause any apparent damage in the building and did not knock anything off shelves.

Hurricane Iselle was on course to hit the Big Island Thursday night, and was being tailed by Hurricane Julio, which strengthened early Thursday into a Category 2 storm.

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
5 Days
Radar
Today
AM Clouds / PM Sun
85°
69°
Sat
PM T-Storms
85°
73°
Sun
Scattered T-Storms
89°
73°
Mon
Scattered T-Storms
85°
73°
Tue
Scattered T-Storms
83°
72°