Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII on Tuesday, 14 August 2018
14 Aug 01:05 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 minutes.
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.33°N / 155.17°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Kilauea (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) SE of Volcano (pop: 2,600)
16 km (10 mi) SW of Fern Forest (pop: 900)
19 km (12 mi) SW of Eden Roc (pop: 900)
36 km (22 mi) SW of Hawaiian Paradise Park (pop: 11,400)
45 km (28 mi) S of Hilo (pop: 43,300)
94 km (58 mi) SE of Kailua-Kona (pop: 12,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 14 Aug 01:01 UTC||M 2.1 / 1 km||ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII||EMSC|
|2018-08-13 15:01:33 -10:00 (14 Aug 01:01:33 UTC)||M 1.9 / 1.3 km||- 13km SSE of Volcano, Hawaii||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.