Major magnitude 6.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 51 mi south of Hilo, Hawaii County, USA, on Monday, September 21, 1908 at 06:31 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 6.8 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19°N / 155°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Hawaii, United States)
Antipode: 19°S / 25°E↗
Nearest volcano: Loihi (30 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (33 mi) SSE of Fern Forest (pop: 931) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SSE of Volcano Village (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) ESE of Pāhala (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) S of Nanawale Estates (pop: 1,430) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) S of Mountain View (pop: 3,920) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) S of Hawaiian Paradise Park (Hawaii County) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) E of Hawaiian Ocean View (pop: 4,440) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) S of Hilo (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
381 km (237 mi) SE of East Honolulu (pop: 49,900) --> See nearby quakes!
394 km (245 mi) SE of Honolulu (pop: 371,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1015 joules (278 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 14.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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