April 14, 2009

Hawaii experiences moderate earthquake

Per KHNL in Hawaii, an earthquake with a 5.1 magnitude shook the island of Hawaii, Hawaii, today at 12:44 p.m. local time.

Here were some tweets from the affected area in chronological order, beginning with the first to break the news of the quake to Twitter:

  1. Allen Townsend
    allentenn (Hilo, Hawaii) big time earthquake!!!!!!
  2. Darrin Carlson
    dcb97 (Hilo, Hawaii) Whoa just felt an earthquake in Hilo. Small kine but it rocked and rolled a bit.
  3. 808 blogger
    808blogger (Puna, Hawaii) whoa.... we just had a good sized quake
  4. RJ Mendoza
    bknykanaka (Hilo, Hawaii) MY FIRST EARTHQUAKE!
  5. castleinhawaii
    castleinhawaii (Pahao, Hawaii) HUGE earthquake in Pahao

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