Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 11 mi southeast of Volcano Village, Hawaii County, USA, on Friday, July 3, 2020 at 09:20 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 11 mi southeast of Volcano Village, Hawaii County, USA, on Friday, July 3, 2020 at 09:20 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 7 km depth

3 Jul 09:24 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 minutes.
Jul 3 09:26: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.6 to 3.9 km.
Jul 3 09:50: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 3.9 to 6.8 km.
Jul 3 23:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 6.8 to 7.0 km.
Jul 4 01:02: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.6.
Date & time: Jul 3, 2020 09:20:01 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.32583°N / 155.11533°W (Hawaii, Hawaii, United States)
Antipode: 19.326°S / 24.885°E
Nearest volcano: Kilauea (20 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) S of Fern Forest (pop: 931) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SE of Volcano Village (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) S of Mountain View (pop: 3,920) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SW of Nanawale Estates (pop: 1,430) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) SSW of Hawaiian Paradise Park (Hawaii County) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) ENE of Pāhala (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) S of Hilo (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SE of Waimea (Hawaii County) (pop: 9,210) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) ESE of Kailua-Kona (Hawaii County) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (224 mi) SE of Honolulu (pop: 371,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.67 km15 km S of Fern Forest, Hawaii (USA)USGS
4.710 kmIsland Of Hawaii, Hawaii (USA)EMSC
4.410 kmHawaii (USA)GFZ

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Pacific Paradise Gardens subdivision (27.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Sliding windows began with a slow rattle and intensified. Window was still rattling after earthquake stopped. (reported through our app)  
Pāhoa (28.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
near Pepeekeo, Hawaii, Hawaii (71.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke us up (reported through our app)  
Papaikou Hawaii (52.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Hilo, Hawaii, Hawaii (46.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Short but strong jolt. Woke me from a deep sleep. (reported through our app)  
Hilo (43.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Hawaiian Beaches, Pahoa HI (12.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : A jolt followed by roll  
Hawaiian Beaches (34 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Jolted bed (reported through our app)  
Hilo (46.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woken as I was falling asleep. Strong initial pulse, followed by minor tremors.  
Kopua Farmlots, Pahoehoe Road, Mountain View, HI (19.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Laying in bed and felt it shake pretty hard. Woke my partner up. (reported through our app)  
Hawaiian Ocean View, Hawaii, Hawaii (76.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Thought something hit the house.My dog started whining. (reported through our app)  
28th Ave makuu dr Hawaiian paradise park (29.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
My View (23 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Roller (reported through our app)  
Pepeekeo, Hawaii, Hawaii (55.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Keaau, HPP (33.1 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Awakened and felt a good shake.  
Kehena (20.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
HPP in Keaau (30.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Orchidlands Estates, Hawaii, Hawaii (31.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaii, Hawaii (32.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Honaunau Hi (80.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light to moderate shaking. While in bed watching TV. ,4 to 5 seconds long. (reported through our app)  
Captain Cook (82 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
University Heights Hilo (41 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Bed shaking, windows rattling (reported through our app)  
Hilo, Hawaii, Hawaii (46.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt between light and moderate shaking. Jars on shelf shaking, but nothing broke or fell off. (reported through our app)  
HILO (43 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Hilo, HI / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : The earthquake occurring on July 2 at 11.30/50pm woke me up! I didn’t know what was happening as I am a visitor and am spending time at a house in ra  
16-1398 Moho Rd., Mountain View, HI 96771 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Light to moderate - both my son and I woke up. His lamp was shaking and his ceiling fan, as wel  
Nanawale Estates, Pahoa, HI / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Laying in bed felt strong shock heard jolt creaking the house. Rumbling feeling for a few minutes after initial quake.  
Hilo, Hawaii / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Volcano village / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Keaau / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I was in bed. Felt like a jolt. Knew it was a quake!  
kiluea military camp / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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