Small magnitude 3.2 quake hits 42 miles southwest of Hilo, Hawaii, United States around noon
Thu, 17 Jun 2021, 00:0700:07 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
A magnitude 3.2 earthquake near Hilo, Hawaii County, Hawaii, USA, was reported only 9 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey, considered the key international and national agency that monitors seismic activity in the US. The earthquake occurred at a moderately shallow depth of 20 miles beneath the epicenter around noon on Wednesday 16 June 2021 at 1:56 pm local time. 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.
3.2 quake 16 Jun 1:56 pm (GMT -10)
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 3.2 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Pāhala (pop. 1,400) located 3 miles from the epicenter. In Volcano Village (pop. 2,600, 21 miles away), Hawaiian Ocean View (pop. 4,400, 24 miles away), Mountain View (pop. 3,900, 32 miles away), Hawaiian Paradise Park (pop. 11,400, 40 miles away), Hilo (pop. 43,300, 42 miles away), and Holualoa (pop. 8,500, 44 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Date & time: 16 Jun 2021 1:56 pm (GMT -10) local time (16 Jun 2021 23:56 GMT)
Depth: 32.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.21°N / 155.44°W (Hawaii, Hawaii, United States)
Primary data source: USGS
Wed, 16 Jun 2021, 23:50