TRADCATKNIGHT: Over 100 Earthquakes including magnitude 6.9 rocks entire island of Hawaii
A major 6.9 earthquake has struck near the site of multiple volcanic eruptions on the eastern end of Hawaii’s Big Island. The earthquake, likely the biggest since 1975, was felt more than 200 miles away from the epicenter in Honolulu. The 6.9 earthquake was the third large earthquake to rattled the eastern end of the Big Island since Thursday. Two smaller earthquakes, measured at 5.4 and 5.0 magnitude, signaled the beginning of the awakening of Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano on Thursday and early Friday. More than 100 earthquakes have shaken the Big Island since mid-day Thursday.