Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 18 mi west of Volcano Village, Hawaii County, USA, on Thursday, September 25, 1941 at 17:48 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.5°N / 155.5°W↗ (Hawaii, Hawaii, United States)
Antipode: 19.5°S / 24.5°E↗
Nearest volcano: Maunaloa (12 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) WNW of Volcano Village (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) W of Mountain View (pop: 3,920) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) E of Captain Cook (pop: 3,430) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) ESE of Holualoa (Hawaii County) (pop: 8,540) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) WSW of Hilo (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) ESE of Kailua-Kona (Hawaii County) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) W of Hawaiian Paradise Park (Hawaii County) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) ESE of Kalaoa (Hawaii County) (pop: 9,640) --> See nearby quakes!
305 km (190 mi) SE of East Honolulu (pop: 49,900) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (197 mi) SE of Honolulu (pop: 371,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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