Mag. 2.1 earthquake - ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII, on Saturday, 2 February 2019 at 17:43 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 2 km depth
2 Feb 17:50 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 minutes.
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.4°N / 155.26°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Kilauea (3 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) SSW of Volcano (Hawaii County) (pop: 2,580)
18 km (11 mi) ENE of ‘Ainapō (Hawaii County)
19 km (12 mi) WSW of Fern Forest (Hawaii County) (pop: 942)
32 km (20 mi) NE of Pāhala (Hawaii County) (pop: 1,360)
37 km (23 mi) WSW of Leilani Estates (Hawaii County) (pop: 1,560)
37 km (23 mi) SW of Hawaiian Paradise Park (Hawaii County) (pop: 11,400)
41 km (25 mi) SSW of Hilo (Hawaii County) (pop: 43,300)
196 km (122 mi) SE of Kīhei (pop: 20,900)
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.
|M 2.1||2 km||ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII||EMSC|
|M 2.1||1.7 km||- 4km SSW 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.