No tsunami threat but code red remains due to ash emission from Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island


A magnitude 4.2 earthquake shook Hawaii's Big Island on Wednesday morning, and while there was no tsunami threat, the ongoing eruption of the island's Kilauea volcano continues to pose a health risk to residents in the lower Puna area.

In a message posted at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday morning, Hawaii County Civil Defense confirmed that there's no tsunami threat to the island of Hawaii.

"The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports the earthquake that occurred at approximately 8:36 a.m. was NOT large enough…

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