Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - 4.4 mi southwest of Volcano Village, Hawaii County, USA, on 2018-07-21 09:43:28 -10:00

Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - 4.4 mi southwest of Volcano Village, Hawaii County, USA, on 2018-07-21 09:43:28 -10:00

Strong magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 1 km depth

21 Jul 20:58 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Date & time: Jul 21, 2018 19:43:28 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2018-07-21 09:43:28 -10:00
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 1.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.402°N / 155.2862°W (Hawaii, Hawaii, United States)
Antipode: 19.402°S / 24.714°E
Nearest volcano: Kilauea (3 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) SW of Volcano Village (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SW of Mountain View (pop: 3,920) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NE of Pāhala (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) WSW of Hawaiian Paradise Park (Hawaii County) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 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!
81 km (51 mi) ESE of Kalaoa (Hawaii County) (pop: 9,640) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (205 mi) SE of East Honolulu (pop: 49,900) --> 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: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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5.41.1 kmVolcanic Eruption - 6km WSW of Volcano, HawaiiUSGS

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Hawaiian paradise park, Keaau, Hawaii (36.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Metal screen security door was open and appered to be shaking, i grabed the handel to verify. The door shook while I had my hand on the handel for at least 15 to 20 seconds. (reported through our app)  
Volcano / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Royal Hawaiian Estates (35.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Pictures swaying Dishes rattling Rolling wave motion w/drop feeling (reported through our app)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (5397 quakes)

  • 19 Sep 2018 13:45 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 19 Sep 2018 11:52 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 18 Sep 2018 16:33 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    7.8 km (4.8 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Sep 2018 15:27 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 18 Sep 2018 15:08 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 17 Sep 2018 09:23 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    42.4 km (26.3 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Sep 2018 21:30 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    34 km (21.1 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Sep 2018 16:18 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    14.4 km (8.9 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Sep 2018 11:23 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Sep 2018 10:23 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 15 Sep 2018 08:37 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    32.6 km (20.3 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Sep 2018 04:04 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 15 Sep 2018 03:58 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (3 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 15 Sep 2018 03:20 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 15 Sep 2018 00:01 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (1 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Sep 2018 23:51 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    0.6 km (0.4 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
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