Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - 4.1 mi southwest of Volcano Village, Hawaii County, USA, on 2018-07-29 12:10:25 -10:00

Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - 4.1 mi southwest of Volcano Village, Hawaii County, USA, on 2018-07-29 12:10:25 -10:00

Strong magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 1 km depth

29 Jul 22:50 UTC: First to report: USGS after 40 minutes.
Date & time: Jul 29, 2018 22:10:25 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2018-07-29 12:10:25 -10:00
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 0.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.4065°N / 155.2837°W (Hawaii, Hawaii, United States)
Antipode: 19.407°S / 24.716°E
Nearest volcano: Kilauea (2 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 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!
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!
41 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!
329 km (204 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: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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5.30.9 kmVolcanic Eruption - 5km WSW of Volcano, HawaiiUSGS

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Papaikou / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Fern Acres, Hawaii, Hawaii (17.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Didnt last very long though  
Fern acres / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It felt like something knocked into the the house pretty hard, and the house (on post and pier) felt like it could fall over  
Hilo / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Fern Forest Mountain View (17.1 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Hilo / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Walls shook bed frame clanged against wall. Lasted about 3 seconds  
near Nanawale Estates, Hawaii, Hawaii (32.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt it driving (reported through our app)  
Honalo, Hawaii, Hawaii (73.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Thought it was thunder! (reported through our app)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2279 quakes)

  • 27 Sep 2018 12:37 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
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    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 26 Sep 2018 22:49 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 26 Sep 2018 18:07 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Sep 2018 00:30 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
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    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 25 Sep 2018 17:24 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 25 Sep 2018 14:22 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (1 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 24 Sep 2018 04:56 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
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    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 23 Sep 2018 08:49 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
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    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 22 Sep 2018 12:13 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 22 Sep 2018 07:52 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Sep 2018 20:26 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
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    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 21 Sep 2018 19:43 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
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    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 21 Sep 2018 11:56 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
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    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 21 Sep 2018 11:48 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    1 km (0.6 mi) depth
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    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 21 Sep 2018 03:37 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
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    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Sep 2018 13:54 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    0.3 km (0.2 mi) depth
    |
    0 km (0 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
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