Mag. 2.9 earthquake - ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII, on Tuesday, 11 December 2018 at 18:27 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 6 km depth
11 Dec 18:34 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 minutes.
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.31°N / 155.26°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Kilauea (11 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) NW of ‘Āpua (historical) (Hawaii County)
15 km (9 mi) S of Volcano Village (Hawaii County) (pop: 2,580)
22 km (13 mi) SW of Fern Forest (Hawaii County) (pop: 931)
26 km (16 mi) ENE of Pāhala (Hawaii County) (pop: 1,360)
32 km (20 mi) SSW of Mountain View (Hawaii County) (pop: 3,920)
44 km (27 mi) SW of Hawaiian Paradise Park (Hawaii County) (pop: 11,400)
50 km (31 mi) SSW of Hilo (Hawaii County) (pop: 43,300)
86 km (53 mi) ESE of Kailua-Kona (Hawaii County) (pop: 12,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.9||6 km||ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII||EMSC|
|M 3.1||7.3 km||- 13km S 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 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.