Strong mag. 5.5 earthquake - 4 mi southwest of Volcano Village, Hawaii County, USA, on 2018-07-22 20:53:38 -10:00

Strong mag. 5.5 earthquake - 4 mi southwest of Volcano Village, Hawaii County, USA, on 2018-07-22 20:53:38 -10:00

Strong magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 1 km depth

23 Jul 07:38 UTC: First to report: USGS after 44 minutes.
Date & time: Jul 23, 2018 06:53:38 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2018-07-22 20:53:38 -10:00
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 0.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.4102°N / 155.2845°W (Hawaii, Hawaii, United States)
Antipode: 19.41°S / 24.716°E
Nearest volcano: Kilauea (2 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SW of Volcano Village (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) SW of Mountain View (pop: 3,920) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NE of Pāhala (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
38 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!
41 km (25 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!
79 km (49 mi) SSE of Waimea (Hawaii County) (pop: 9,210) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (204 mi) SE of East Honolulu (pop: 49,900) --> See nearby quakes!
341 km (212 mi) SE of Honolulu (pop: 371,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.50.6 kmVolcanic Eruption - 5km WSW of Volcano, HawaiiUSGS

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Volcano Village, Hawaii, Hawaii (4.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Royal Hawaiian (34.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Rolling wave motion slight lifting (reported through our app)  
Volcano Village, Hawaii, Hawaii (3.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4886 quakes)

  • 21 Sep 2018 03:37 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Sep 2018 13:54 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    0.3 km (0.2 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (0 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 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
    |
    25 km (15 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 18 Sep 2018 16:33 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    7.8 km (4.8 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Sep 2018 15:27 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 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
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Sep 2018 00:50 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    4.8 km (3 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Sep 2018 03:25 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    31 km (19.3 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (21 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 15 Sep 2018 21:30 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    34 km (21.1 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (18 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 (10 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 (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Sep 2018 04:04 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
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