Hawaii’s powerful earthquake has left a massive footprint on the state and its economy, and its effects are still being felt by residents and businesses.
Hawaii’s powerful quake has left an massive footprint and has left some parts of the state without power.
The powerful quake occurred about 6:50 p.m.
ET Wednesday near Hawaii’s capital city of Honolulu.
The epicenter was about 80 miles south of the coast.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake had a magnitude of 7.4 and was centered about 4 miles (6 kilometers) southeast of Honolulu, a city of about 15,000 people.
It was the fourth magnitude quake to hit the Pacific region in as many days.
The quake shook Hawaii’s largest city, Honolulu, about 2 miles (3 kilometers) away.
The city recorded about 1,300 aftershocks, according to the U.,S.
Geophysical Data Center.
The epicenter of the quake was about 85 miles south-southeast of Honolulu and about 200 miles west-southerly of the Us. coast.
The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Hawaii said some people in the area felt vibrations as high as 80 miles per hour.
The quake was centered more than 10 miles (16 kilometers) northwest of the city.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.