Magnitude-5 quake rattles Hawaii’s Big Island

No threat of tsunami

An earthquake spikes on a monitor at the USGS station in Vancouver, June 1, 2015 (KOIN)
An earthquake spikes on a monitor at the USGS station in Vancouver, June 1, 2015 (KOIN)

HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A magnitude-5 earthquake has struck the Big Island, but there is no tsunami threat.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports the quake struck about 10:10 p.m. Saturday and was centered in the southeast area of the island about 30 miles south of Hilo.

The Hawaii Police Department says no one has reported damage.

More than 200 people throughout the island reported feeling it. An earthquake of magnitude 5 can cause considerable damage.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says a tsunami is not expected.

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