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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - HAWAII REGION, HAWAII on Sunday, 18 December 2016

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake  - HAWAII REGION, HAWAII on Sunday, 18 December 2016
Dec 18 17:36: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 36.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 36.0 to 21.0 km.
Date & time: Sun, 18 Dec 16:30:30 UTC
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 21.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.51°N / 155.56°W [Map]
Nearest volcano: Loihi (62 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 18 Dec
Sun, 18 Dec 16:30 UTCM 4.5 / 20.7 km- 65km SSE of Hawaiian Ocean View, Hawaii[Map]USGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
96737 (71.8 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
Ocean View / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt like heavy gust of wind hit the house. Woke us up. Husband heard our cats scamper away on the lanai.
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 19 Dec
Mon, 19 Dec 20:49 UTCM 2.9 / 3 km - [info]Kilauea (7 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 26 Dec
Mon, 26 Dec 02:18 UTCM 2.6 / 1.7 km - [info]Kilauea (8 km) - Hawai'i- 5km S of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 26 Dec 17:54 UTCM 2.6 / 2.7 km - [info]Kilauea (4 km) - Hawai'i- 6km SW of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 30 Dec
Fri, 30 Dec 01:48 UTCM 2.6 / 6 km - [info]Kilauea (15 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 2 Jan
Mon, 2 Jan 14:37 UTCM 2.6 / 34 km - [info]Loihi (22 km) - United States, Hawaiian Islands ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 2 Jan 14:38 UTCM 2.6 / 35 km - [info]Loihi (20 km) - United States, Hawaiian Islands ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 5 Jan
Thu, 5 Jan 04:44 UTCM 2.6 / 2 km - [info]Kilauea (4 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 7 Jan
Sat, 7 Jan 20:24 UTCM 3.5 / 9.4 km - [info]Mauna Loa (17 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i- 15km N of Pahala, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 8 Jan
Sun, 8 Jan 00:21 UTCM 2.9 - [info]Kilauea (23 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 9 Jan
Mon, 9 Jan 05:58 UTCM 2.7 / 35.5 km - [info] (31 km)- 0km NNE of Pahala, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 15 Jan
Sun, 15 Jan 05:07 UTCM 2.6 / 37 km - [info]Kilauea (20 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Kaloli Point / MMI II (Very weak shaking): This is the first earthquake that I felt today while sleeping. I was woken up by a jolt rather that a shaking.
Fri, 20 Jan
Fri, 20 Jan 16:15 UTCM 2.8 / 9 km - [info] (60 km) HAWAII REGION, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 20 Jan 22:56 UTCM 2.9 / 51.2 km - [info] (45 km)- 25km SSW of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 23 Jan
Mon, 23 Jan 19:13 UTCM 3.2 / 8 km - [info] (35 km) ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
kona paradise / MMI IV (Light shaking): short shaking no noise
Wed, 25 Jan
Wed, 25 Jan 07:26 UTCM 2.7 / 2.4 km - [info]Kilauea (5 km) - Hawai'i- 7km SW of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 27 Jan
Fri, 27 Jan 08:16 UTCM 3.1 / 2.7 km - [info]Mauna Loa (5 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i- 26km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 1 Feb
Wed, 1 Feb 00:39 UTCM 2.8 / 3 km - [info]Kilauea (4 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
(8257 km N from epicenter) / not felt
Wed, 1 Feb 13:18 UTCM 2.6 / 3 km - [info]Kilauea (4 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 3 Feb
Fri, 3 Feb 10:41 UTCM 3.4 / 8.6 km - [info]Kilauea (17 km) - Hawai'i- 13km S of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 7 Feb
Tue, 7 Feb 18:24 UTCM 3.0 / 38 km - [info]Loihi (29 km) - United States, Hawaiian Islands HAWAII REGION, HAWAII[Map]EMSC
Fri, 10 Feb
Fri, 10 Feb 00:53 UTCM 2.6 / 6 km - [info]Mauna Loa (16 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 14 Feb
Tue, 14 Feb 17:27 UTCM 2.6 / 6 km - [info]Kilauea (25 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 5 Mar
Sun, 5 Mar 16:06 UTCM 3.5 / 2 km - [info]Kilauea (7 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Volcano / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Sun, 5 Mar 16:13 UTCM 3.9 / 2 km - [info]Kilauea (7 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Volcano village / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Sun, 5 Mar 16:13 UTCM 3.1 / 2.8 km - [info]Kilauea (6 km) - Hawai'i- 4km SSW of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 5 Mar 16:17 UTCM 3.2 / 3 km - [info]Kilauea (7 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Volcano Golf course (5.7 km NNE from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
19-3928 old volcano rd volcano village / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Volcano / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Mon, 6 Mar
Mon, 6 Mar 05:46 UTCM 2.6 / 36 km - [info]Kilauea (34 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 6 Mar 12:40 UTCM 2.8 / 2.9 km - [info]Kilauea (8 km) - Hawai'i- 5km S of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 8 Mar
Wed, 8 Mar 03:09 UTCM 2.6 / 29 km - [info]Kilauea (6 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 9 Mar
Thu, 9 Mar 08:31 UTCM 3.2 / 2.7 km - [info]Mauna Loa (7 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i- 25km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Thu, 9 Mar 21:12 UTCM 2.8 / 38 km - [info] (30 km) HAWAII REGION, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 11 Mar
Sat, 11 Mar 02:19 UTCM 2.9 / 29.8 km - [info]Loihi (20 km) - United States, Hawaiian Islands- Hawaii region, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 17 Mar
Fri, 17 Mar 06:18 UTCM 2.7 / 3 km - [info]Kilauea (5 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 19 Mar
Sun, 19 Mar 14:17 UTCM 2.7 / 33 km - [info]Kilauea (6 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 23 Mar
Thu, 23 Mar 20:27 UTCM 4.5 / 8.3 km - [info]Kilauea (18 km) - Hawai'i- 15km SSE of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Paradise Park-24th Ave (38 km NNW from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Hakalau / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light shaking for about 10 seconds
Orchidland estates, keaau, Hi. / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Felt a jolt with small vibrating for about 3 sec.
Hawaiian Paradise Park / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Hilo , downtown Sack n save / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Mauna lani hotel / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Papaikou, HI / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Papaaloa (63.8 km N from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Hawaii hpp (42.3 km NNW from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Sun, 26 Mar
Sun, 26 Mar 12:51 UTCM 2.8 / 3 km - [info]Kilauea (3 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 3 Apr
Mon, 3 Apr 18:07 UTCM 2.6 - [info]Mauna Loa (4 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 3 Apr 19:55 UTCM 2.6 / 37.1 km - [info] (33 km)- 2km S of Pahala, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 8 Apr
Sat, 8 Apr 14:11 UTCM 3.1 / 2 km - [info]Mauna Loa (4 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 10 Apr
Mon, 10 Apr 11:31 UTCM 3.2 / 3.6 km - [info] (36 km)- 12km NE of Hawaiian Ocean View, Hawaii[Map]USGS
Wed, 12 Apr
Wed, 12 Apr 18:29 UTCM 3.5 / 3 km - [info]Kilauea (5 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 12 Apr 18:32 UTCM 2.9 / 2.5 km - [info]Kilauea (5 km) - Hawai'i- 7km SW of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 14 Apr
Fri, 14 Apr 10:16 UTCM 2.9 / 2.8 km - [info]Kilauea (7 km) - Hawai'i- 5km S of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 16 Apr
Sun, 16 Apr 03:11 UTCM 2.8 / 1 km - [info]Mauna Loa (4 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 16 Apr 07:41 UTCM 2.6 / 6 km - [info]Mauna Loa (4 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 20 Apr
Thu, 20 Apr 20:00 UTCM 2.6 / 7.3 km - [info]Kilauea (17 km) - Hawai'i- 22km W of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 22 Apr
Sat, 22 Apr 10:25 UTCM 2.6 / 12 km - [info]Loihi (11 km) - United States, Hawaiian Islands HAWAII REGION, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 24 Apr
Mon, 24 Apr 14:57 UTCM 2.7 / 4 km - [info]Mauna Loa (5 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 26 Apr
Wed, 26 Apr 10:06 UTCM 2.9 / 36 km - [info] (31 km) ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 27 Apr
Thu, 27 Apr 04:37 UTCM 3.7 / 3 km - [info]Mauna Loa (6 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC

 

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