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Small magnitude 3.0 quake hits 25 miles southwest of Hilo, Hawaii early morning
Sat, 21 Nov 2020, 11:2711:27 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported a magnitude 3.0 quake in the Hawaii near the town of Volcano only 4 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Saturday 21 November 2020 at 1.07 am local time at a very shallow depth of 0.1 mile. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
3.0 quake 5 Km SSW of Volcano, Hawaii, USA, 21 Nov 1.07 am (GMT -10)
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter. Weak shaking might have been felt in Volcano (pop. 2,600) located 4 miles from the epicenter, and Fern Forest (pop. 900) 9 miles away.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Eden Roc (pop. 900) located 12 miles from the epicenter, Fern Acres (pop. 1,500) 14 miles away, Mountain View (pop. 3,900) 15 miles away, Hawaiian Paradise Park (pop. 11,400) 23 miles away, Hawaiian Beaches (pop. 4,300) 25 miles away, and Hilo (pop. 43,300) 25 miles away.
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Date & time: Sat, 21 Nov 11:07 UTC
Depth: 0.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.39983°N / 155.263°W
Primary data source: USGS