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4.1-magnitude quake rattles Loihi undersea volcano

By Star-Advertiser staff

LAST UPDATED: 12:10 p.m. HST, Nov 25, 2012

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports that no tsunami is expected following a magnitude 4.1 earthquake at the Loihi seamount south of Hawaii island.

The quake occurred at 6 p.m. Saturday.

Loihi, about 22 miles off the coast of Kau, rises to within about 3,000 feet of the surface. It is the youngest of Hawaii's volcanoes.

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