Mag. 3.6 earthquake - 3.3 mi southwest of Volcano Village, Hawaii, USA, on Sunday, 16 August 2020 at 15:45 (GMT) -

Mag. 3.6 earthquake  - 3.3 mi southwest of Volcano Village, Hawaii, USA, on Sunday, 16 August 2020 at 15:45 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 12 km depth

16 Aug 15:49 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 minutes.
Aug 16 15:52: Magnitude recalculated from 3.6 to 3.4.
Aug 16 16:05: Magnitude recalculated from 3.4 to 3.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 11.4 to 11.9 km.
Date & time: 16 Aug 2020 15:45:42 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 11.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.399°N / 155.25583°W (Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States)
Nearest volcano: Kilauea (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) SSW of Volcano Village (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) WSW of Fern Forest (pop: 931) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SW of Mountain View (pop: 3,920) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NE of Pāhala (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) WSW of Leilani Estates (pop: 1,560) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SW of Hawaiian Paradise Park (Hawaii County) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) SSW of Hilo (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SSW of Pepeekeo (pop: 1,790) --> See nearby quakes!
7674 km (4769 mi) W of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
7674 km (4769 mi) W of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.612 km5 km SSW of Volcano, Hawaii (USA)USGS
M 3.917 kmIsland Of Hawaii, Hawaii (USA)EMSC

User reports for this quake (17)

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45.2 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
42.7 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Captain Cook (66.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up (reported through our app)
27.6 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Weak shaking for a few seconds. (reported through our app)
63 km N of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
65.7 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Gentle shaking for about 10 seconds.
8 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
40 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt as laying in bed, woken up from light shaking. (reported through our app)
41.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Upper Kaiwiki (41.3 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bed was shaking. (reported through our app)
Mountain View HI / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up, was sleeping on the couch and thought my daughter was jumping on the couch to wake me up, but the shaking was the result of the earthquake :0 | One user found this interesting.
liona st and uliuli st. volcano, hawaii / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : A jolt with sound accompaniment
Volcano / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Jolt followed by light shaking. There was a lighter shaking a couple minutes later.
volcano / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Mountain view / Light shaking (MMI IV)
mountain view / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Eden Roc (United States, 19 km NE of epicenter) : Second time this morning woke up by Earthquake. Felt stronger The the first or possibly closer.Another jolt. (reported through EMSC)
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Mag. 3.6 earthquake - 3.3 mi southwest of Volcano Village, Hawaii, USA, on Sunday, 16 August 2020 at 15:45 (GMT)
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