HAWAII’S Big Island has been rocked by a magnitude 5.5 earthquake at a depth of 1.14km and 5km south-west of Kilauea Volcano, near Crater Rim Drive, Pahoa, according to the US Geological Survey.
It is the largest earthquake to strike the island since a 6.9 earthquake rocked Hawaii on May 4 near the erupting volcano.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said some areas may have experienced strong shaking.
However, they have currently not issued a tsunami warning.
No damages or injuries have currently been reported.