Very strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 18 mi east of Hawaiian Ocean View, Hawaii County, USA, on Monday, September 15, 1919 at 03:50 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19°N / 155.5°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Hawaii, United States)
Antipode: 19°S / 24.5°E↗
Nearest volcano: Loihi (26 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) SE of Naalehu (pop: 866) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) S of Pāhala (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) ESE of Hawaiian Ocean View (pop: 4,440) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) SSW of Volcano Village (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) SW of Hawaiian Paradise Park (Hawaii County) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SE of Kailua-Kona (Hawaii County) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SSW of Hilo (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) SSE of Kalaoa (Hawaii County) (pop: 9,640) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (214 mi) SE of East Honolulu (pop: 49,900) --> See nearby quakes!
356 km (221 mi) SE of Honolulu (pop: 371,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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