No tsunami triggered by earthquake southwest of Hilo


No tsunami was triggered by a magnitude-2.4 earthquake that struck Thursday morning southwest of Hilo, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Honolulu.

The temblor struck at 7:36 a.m. Hawaii time, according to the center. It was located about 40 miles southwest of Hilo and about 8.6 miles west of the Kilauea summit. It had a depth of 5 miles.