Magnitude-5.5 earthquake rocks Big Island
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Magnitude-5.5 earthquake rocks Big Island

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A magnitude-5.5 earthquake shook the Big Island at 3:50 p.m. today.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the tremor was centered 2.5 miles west-southwest of Volcano town at a depth of 1.1 mile.

The coordinates of the center are 19.412 degrees north latitude and 155.281 degrees west longitude.

Most quakes associated with the ongoing Kilauea Volcano eruption are in the magnitude-2 and 3 range. There have been dozens of those in the last 24 hours.

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