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5.3 earthquake shakes Hawaii Island
Big Island Video News ^ | Tuesday, June 4, 2013 | David Corrigan

Posted on 06/04/2013 7:50:58 PM PDT by Jyotishi

USGS map showing where the earthquake was located

HILO, Hawaii – East Hawaii was shaken after 2 p.m. on Tuesday, after a 5.2 magnitude earthquake struck the Big Island. The United States Geological Survey later upgraded the quake to a magnitude 5.6, before being lowered back to a 5.3.

The USGS centered the earthquake in the Pacific Ocean, 33 miles southeast of Pahala in the southern Ka’u district.

Emergency officials say no tsunami was generated.

The temblor was felt across Hawaii Island. The quake shook homes in Hilo for a few moments before settling down. The incident sent local users of social media chattering away, describing how and where they felt the quake.

Local tweets

We just experienced a 5.2 magnitude earthquake off the southeast shore of Hawai‘i Island. No tsunami is expected,… http://t.co/Snk9qmy6Ir

— Mayor Billy Kenoi (@MayorKenoi) June 5, 2013

Just had a fairly large quake. (Mountain View, HI) Don't know the magnitude but it shook my house pretty good.

— Dennis Soares (@elationrecords) June 5, 2013

Did you feel it? Civil Defense says there was a 5.2 magnitude earthquake south of Hawaii island. There is no tsunami threat.

— Stephanie Lum (@StephanieLum) June 5, 2013

5.2 earthquake on island of Hawaii. Felt it pretty strong here in Waimea!

— Malika Dudley (@MalikaDudley) June 5, 2013

#Earthquake just hit Hilo area .. stay tuned.. not a biggie, not a small one either.

— All Hawaii News (@allhawaiinews) June 5, 2013

This article has been updated to reflect the latest magnitude numbers as determined by USGS scientists


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Hawaii
KEYWORDS: catastrophism; earthquake; hawaii; pacific; tsunami; usgs

1 posted on 06/04/2013 7:50:58 PM PDT by Jyotishi
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To: Jyotishi

Is the 0bama vault safe? That’s the important thing.


2 posted on 06/04/2013 7:58:11 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Jyotishi; a fool in paradise

According to reliable reports from the island, the original copy of President Obama’s birth certificate was irretrievably damaged as a result of the tremors.


3 posted on 06/04/2013 8:01:16 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Jyotishi
The WH just announced that Osama Obama’s birth certificate,sadly,was completely destroyed in a freak building collapse cause by the quake.
4 posted on 06/04/2013 8:01:40 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Leno Was Right,They *Are* Undocumented Democrats!)
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To: smokingfrog
Is the 0bama vault safe? That’s the important thing.

Never let a crisis go to waste.

5 posted on 06/04/2013 8:12:50 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: Jyotishi

Love the Big Island. Was in Kona during the Japanese earthquake and following tsunami Went to Hilo and had an earthquake there. Are the vulcanoes about to be more active?


6 posted on 06/04/2013 8:25:00 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then!)
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To: Jyotishi

I was at the Hilo Walmart when it happened. Didn’t feel that strong.


7 posted on 06/04/2013 8:38:31 PM PDT by barmag25
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To: Jyotishi

Obama’s grandma rolling over in her grave.


8 posted on 06/04/2013 8:49:46 PM PDT by cookcounty (IRS = Internal Revenge Service.)
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To: Jane Long

hey that’s right... you just reminded me...

Obama’s birth certificate was supposedly locked into a vault by the registrar’s office or something...

Since the FRAUDULENT copy they gave out at the press conference is not real, I wonder what actually is in the vault?

Will Obama “sign waivers” to release it?

Doesn’t he know you don’t need to send a team of lawyers to “sign waivers” in order to get a copy of your own birth certificate?

What kind of “waivers” did they have to sign? Can we see those waivers?


9 posted on 06/04/2013 8:52:56 PM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: Mr. K

0’s vault is probably very similar to Capone’s vault. Let’s ask Jerry Rivers to get right on this.


10 posted on 06/04/2013 8:59:26 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: smokingfrog
You gys do know ther is more than one island to the state of Hawaii? The Big Island has very few people compared to Oahu, where Obunga's BC (if there iever was one) would be kept. That is well over a hundred miles away.

That said, I had just changed the water filter for the refrigerator when my wife said we just had an earthquake. I felt not a thing, heard nothing. Then a few minutes later heard the rumbling of another one, a 2.7 down at Kilauea. Just life on a volcano......

It is good to live on a pile of solid lava rock, the shock just passes through with little to no shaking, unlike those areas of loose soil.

11 posted on 06/04/2013 9:18:15 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: Jyotishi

Amazing. A quake occurs in Hawaii and all we’re concerned about is zero’s BC.


12 posted on 06/04/2013 9:18:20 PM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: Jyotishi

So, seriously, what about Obama’s Kenyan birth certificate?


13 posted on 06/04/2013 9:19:49 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: cookcounty
"Obama’s grandma rolling over in her grave."

She's graveless. Zero burned and tossed her over a cliff.

14 posted on 06/04/2013 9:20:18 PM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: 1_Rain_Drop

Freeper thoughts usually lead to Hussein quite understandably. We’ve gotta take the country back.


15 posted on 06/04/2013 9:22:07 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: Jyotishi

I wish his favorite golf courses would sink into the ocean.


16 posted on 06/04/2013 9:23:31 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta
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To: doorgunner69
"You gys do know ther is more than one island to the state of Hawaii?"

Who cares? Hawaii is Hawaii just like NYC is considered NY State by outsiders.

17 posted on 06/04/2013 9:25:17 PM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: doorgunner69
You gys do know ther is more than one island to the state of Hawaii?

We guys do. Two, Hawaii, and that other one.

18 posted on 06/04/2013 9:28:58 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Jyotishi

I must admit my first thought was if his new digs in Hawaii were safe. I cringed at taxpayers having to pay to fix it.


19 posted on 06/04/2013 9:29:52 PM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: 1_Rain_Drop

It is sad that a beautiful place such as Hawaii is associated with Obama who has such an ugly heart.


20 posted on 06/04/2013 9:44:41 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: Jyotishi
Be of good cheer, every time some local liberal rag has anrticle about Obunga "coming home" on a visit, the comment section is deluged. Most say what you would expect: he has no home or house here, he does in Shitcago, that is where he should go, and spend time with his precious inner city base.

His support here is not as absolute as so many presume.

21 posted on 06/04/2013 10:18:44 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: doorgunner69
You gys do know ther is more than one island to the state of Hawaii?

Of course -- I used to watch Magnum PI & Hawaii Five-0 all the time.

22 posted on 06/04/2013 10:20:06 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Revolting cat!
We guys do. Two, Hawaii, and that other one.

Tongue in cheek, he speaks..........

23 posted on 06/04/2013 10:20:41 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: smokingfrog
Never watched H5-O, but Magnum PI I do believe had Selleck to every other island with the possible exception of Niihau. There was an episode with a fictitious island and it's valuable shells that may have alluded to it.

Only fair Oahu had all the action, more than 70% of the state lives there, most in Honolulu. I hate cities and was so happy to leave that island. I like being in a backwater in the tropics............

24 posted on 06/04/2013 10:27:30 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: doorgunner69

“You gys do know ther is more than one island to the state of Hawaii?”

Yes, hundreds of islands.


25 posted on 06/04/2013 10:46:42 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: Jyotishi

Being from California, I have been through many earthquakes. There the quakes were of the rolling, shaking kind....that seemed to last a long time. This quake today was completely different. It was very sharp and jolted the whole house, but it did not last longer than about 5 seconds, there was no rolling and no aftershock.
No damage inside the house...things knocked off shelves or things like that.


26 posted on 06/04/2013 10:56:10 PM PDT by Islander2
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To: Islander2

I’m glad you’re okay. You’ll be having the house structure examined nevertheless?


27 posted on 06/04/2013 11:10:27 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: cookcounty
obama grandmama didnt get a grave

he came over on vacation 6 weeks after she died and threw her ashes in the “the blowhole”, at a highway pullover stop

same place he tossed his mother's ashes

of course now every vacation he goes back there and says little prayer at “the blowhole”... sarc

28 posted on 06/05/2013 4:26:03 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: Islander2

seems like it was a shallow quake, unlike the very very deep quakes that are tearing the earth apart under the north and south and east pacific


29 posted on 06/05/2013 4:31:39 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: doorgunner69

We own 2 acres in Hawaiian Paradise Park and about 7 years ago was planning on building on it and moving there. Long story why it didn’t happen but I am always regretting that it didn’t.


30 posted on 06/05/2013 9:11:54 AM PDT by sheana
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To: Revolting cat!

Island must’ve tilted when obese Americans made a run for the buffet table.


31 posted on 06/05/2013 9:53:27 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: 75thOVI; agrace; aimhigh; Alice in Wonderland; AndrewC; aragorn; aristotleman; Avoiding_Sulla; ...

Thanks Jyotishi.
a 5.2 magnitude earthquake south of Hawaii island



32 posted on 06/14/2013 7:54:25 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain or Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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