Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - 4.7 mi southwest of Volcano Village, Hawaii County, USA, on 2018-07-09 09:20:46 -10:00

Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - 4.7 mi southwest of Volcano Village, Hawaii County, USA, on 2018-07-09 09:20:46 -10:00

Strong magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 0 km depth

9 Jul 20:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 39 minutes.
Date & time: Jul 9, 2018 19:20:46 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2018-07-09 09:20:46 -10:00
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 0.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.399°N / 155.2895°W (Hawaii, Hawaii, United States)
Antipode: 19.399°S / 24.711°E
Nearest volcano: Kilauea (3 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SW of Volcano Village (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SW of Mountain View (pop: 3,920) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NE of Pāhala (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SW of Hawaiian Paradise Park (Hawaii County) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) WSW of Nanawale Estates (pop: 1,430) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SSW of Hilo (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) ESE of Kailua-Kona (Hawaii County) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SSE of Waimea (Hawaii County) (pop: 9,210) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) ESE of Kalaoa (Hawaii County) (pop: 9,640) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (212 mi) SE of Honolulu (pop: 371,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.30.4 kmVolcanic Eruption - 6km WSW of Volcano, HawaiiUSGS

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Kalaoa, Hawaii, Hawaii (82.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Colusa.ca. (3873.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I'm in colusa ca.in a upstairs house with a garage below .I'm sitting outside on the top of the stairs smoking a cigarette.no smoking in the house.i felt the stairs swaying side to side like It was rolling like a wave.i still feel rolling side to side.  
BRENHAM, TX / not felt : Worried there may be more near the 12th of July 2018  
Akatsuka Orchid Gardens (13.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
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