Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 12 mi southeast of Naalehu, Hawaii County, USA, on Monday, July 27, 2020 at 16:05 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 12 mi southeast of Naalehu, Hawaii County, USA, on Monday, July 27, 2020 at 16:05 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 36 km depth

27 Jul 16:11 UTC: First to report: USGS after 6 minutes.
Jul 27 16:43: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 31.3 to 35.3 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 35.3 to 36.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 36.0 to 36.1 km.
Date & time: Jul 27, 2020 16:05:56 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 36.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.93133°N / 155.461°W (North Pacific Ocean, Hawaii, United States)
Antipode: 18.931°S / 24.539°E
Nearest volcano: Loihi (20 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (12 mi) SE of Naalehu (pop: 866) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) S of Pāhala (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) ESE of Hawaiian Ocean View (pop: 4,440) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) SSW of Volcano Village (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SSW of Mountain View (pop: 3,920) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SW of Hawaiian Paradise Park (Hawaii County) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSW of Hilo (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SE of Kailua Kona (Hawaii County) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
353 km (219 mi) SE of East Honolulu (pop: 49,900) --> See nearby quakes!
364 km (226 mi) SE of Honolulu (pop: 371,700) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SSE of Hawaii Island (pop: 185,100) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) SSE of Maui Island (pop: 154,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.736 km19 km SE of Naalehu, Hawaii (USA)USGS
4.638 kmHawaii Region, Hawaii (USA)EMSC

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24 Mile Marker (79.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Slow shaking seemed like it lasted a minute, give or take a few (reported through our app)  
Pepeekeo, Hawaii, Hawaii (107.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Pepeekeo (reported through our app)  
96780 (117.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke up (reported through our app)  
Kealakekua (81.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Waikola Village (115.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I felt one quick jolt almost like a large gust of wind while I was lying in bed.  
Wainaku, hi (97.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt shaking, saw power lines swinging.  
Waimea (124.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ocean View (35 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt shaking before and after quake. Heard cracking sound...no damage noted. (reported through our app)  
Holualoa, Hawaii, Hawaii (91.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Orchidlands Estates, Hawaii, Hawaii (86.6 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Captain cook (74.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Maikoiko st Pahoa Hawai’i (90 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It woke me up  
Kalaoa, Hawaii, Hawaii (103.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
68-1118 N. Kaniku Drive, Kamuela, HI 96743 / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Just felt one jolt from the second floor of our home. It was enough to awaken me, but did not awaken my wife,  
Captain Cook, HI / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Captain Cook, HI / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ookala / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Quick shake for about 3 seconds  
South Point Hawaii / Light shaking (MMI IV) : shook our whole house, lasted a few seconds. First one my husband has felt.  
Kapaau / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kailua Kona / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Was resting in bed when felt  
Waimea, Hawaii / Light shaking (MMI IV)
HOVE / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Kamuela, HI 96643 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Heard it before i felt it. I think the sound woke me first.  
Captain Cook, HI / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Waikoloa village / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Honokaa / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Pepeekeo (United States, 101 km N of epicenter) : QUAKE woke me here.. Shook my bed around 6:07am. (reported through EMSC)  
Eden Roc (United States, 68 km NE of epicenter) : Woke me up. (reported through EMSC)  
Pāhala (United States, 25 km NW of epicenter) : Strong enough to wake me from a deep sleep after the state of Hawaii’s incredibly tense wkend with cat 1 hurricane douglas’ on direct course to our island chain! (reported through EMSC)  
Pepeekeo (United States, 101 km N of epicenter) : Felt it here.. It woke me up! (reported through EMSC)  
Hōlualoa (United States, 87 km NW of epicenter) : Lasted a couple of seconds (reported through EMSC)  
Kahaluu-Keauhou (United States, 84 km NW of epicenter) : The house shook but nothing fell down (reported through EMSC)  
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