An earthquake struck the area of Hawaii affected by the Kilauea volcano eruptions on Thursday. It occurred just before 7 a.m. local time and had about a 4.3 magnitude, according to the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) listed the quake as a 4.4.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center noted in an alert that the local quake happened on Kilauea’s south flank. “No tsunami is expected,” the alert read. “However… some areas may have experience shaking.”