Major magnitude 6.2 earthquake - 5.2 mi southwest of Volcano Village, Hawaii County, USA, on Saturday, November 2, 1918 at 10:01 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.4°N / 155.3°W↗ (Hawaii, Hawaii, United States)
Antipode: 19.4°S / 24.7°E↗
Nearest volcano: Kilauea (2 km / 1 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SW of Volcano Village (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SW of Mountain View (pop: 3,920) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NE of Pāhala (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) WSW of Hawaiian Paradise Park (Hawaii County) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SSW of Hilo (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) ESE of Kailua-Kona (Hawaii County) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) SSE of Waimea (Hawaii County) (pop: 9,210) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) ESE of Kalaoa (Hawaii County) (pop: 9,640) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) SE of East Honolulu (pop: 49,900) --> See nearby quakes!
341 km (212 mi) SE of Honolulu (pop: 371,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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