08-07-2014, 01:22 PM #1
Quake hits Hawaii as hurricanes spin toward island
4.3-magnitude quake hits Hawaii ahead of storms
Iselle scheduled for landfall late Thursday
Author: By Ben Brumfield, Jason Hanna and Steve Almasy CNN
Published On: Aug 07 2014 07:01:14 AM EDT Updated 9 m
A 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck the northern tip of Hawaii's Big Island on Thursday as the state prepares for two hurricanes.
The quake hit at a depth of 7.9 miles and was reported about 7 miles from Waimea, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
There were no immediate reports of damage.
Hawaiians, meanwhile, are preparing for a potentially devastating one-two tropical cyclone punch, starting with Hurricane Iselle, which in a rarity for the state could make direct landfall Thursday evening...
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