Mag. 1.8 earthquake - - 5km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii, on 2018-12-11 06:24:44 -10:00
Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 0 km depth
11 Dec 16:34 UTC: First to report: USGS after 9 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-12-11 06:24:44 -10:00
Depth: 0.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.40517°N / 155.28334°W (Hawaii, United States)
Nearest volcano: Kilauea (0 km / 0 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) SW of Volcano Village (Hawaii County) (pop: 2,580)
8 km (5 mi) ESE of Ohaikea (historical) (Hawaii County)
16 km (10 mi) ENE of ‘Ainapō (Hawaii County)
17 km (10 mi) WSW of Fern Forest (Hawaii County) (pop: 931)
25 km (15 mi) SW of Mountain View (Hawaii County) (pop: 3,920)
39 km (24 mi) WSW of Hawaiian Paradise Park (Hawaii County) (pop: 11,400)
41 km (26 mi) SSW of Hilo (Hawaii County) (pop: 43,300)
194 km (121 mi) SE of Kīhei (pop: 20,900)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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|M 1.8||0.2 km||- 5km WSW 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 1.8, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.