Small Earthquake Hits Near Subdivision on Hawaii’s Big Island

August 31, 2017

A magnitude 3.8 earthquake has struck the island of Hawaii.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake hit at 3:52 p.m. Tuesday. Its epicenter was about 6 miles (9.7 kilometers) northeast of Hawaii Ocean View Estates, a subdivision in the town of Hawaii Ocean View.

The earthquake had a depth of 6.8 miles (11 kilometers.)

The surveys a total of 47 people felt it.

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