NAALEHU, Hawaii — Two strong earthquakes struck off the coast of the Big Island in Hawaii on Sunday, rattling residents and causing items to fall off shelves.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the initial quake was magnitude 6.1 and occurred approximately 17 miles south-east of Naalehu.
According to the agency, a 6.2 magnitude earthquake occurred in the same area about 20 minutes later.
According to Honolulu’s National Weather Service, there was no tsunami danger. There were no injuries immediately. Residents felt the shaking.
The refrigerator display doors at a Naalehu station were shaken open and the contents fell to the floor.