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== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==
U.S. Geological Survey, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory

Version #2: This report supersedes any earlier reports of this event.
This event has been reviewed by a seismic analyst.
This earthquake was felt.

A light earthquake occurred at 10:47:15 AM (HST) on Saturday, March 24, 2012 .
The magnitude 4.9 event occurred 2 km (1 miles) SW of Honomu.
The hypocentral depth is 43 km (27 miles).


Magnitude 4.9 - local magnitude (Ml)
Time Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 10:47:15 AM (HST)
Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 20:47:15 (UTC)
Distance from Honomu - 2 km (1 miles) SW (235 degrees)
Pepe`ekeo - 4 km (3 miles) NW (320 degrees)
Hakalau - 4 km (3 miles) S (186 degrees)
Hilo - 15 km (10 miles) NNW (343 degrees)
Coordinates 19 deg. 51.8 min. N (19.863N), 155 deg. 8.0 min. W (155.133W)
Depth 43.2 km (26.8 miles)
Quality Good
Location Quality Parameters Nst= 62, Nph= 62, Dmin=2 km, Rmss=0.1 sec, Erho=0.6 km, Erzz=1 km, Gp=97.2 degrees
Event ID# hv60326516
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