Mag. 3.0 earthquake - 4.5 mi northeast of Pāhala, Hawaii, USA, on Monday, 17 August 2020 at 15:33 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 40 km depth
17 Aug 21:18 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 hours.
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.25°N / 155.43°W (Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States)
Nearest volcano: Kilauea (23 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (5 mi) NE of Pāhala (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) SW of Volcano Village (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) ENE of Hawaiian Ocean View (pop: 4,440) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SW of Mountain View (pop: 3,920) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) ESE of Honaunau-Napoopoo (pop: 2,570) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SW of Hawaiian Paradise Park (Hawaii County) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SSW of Hilo (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SE of Holualoa (Hawaii County) (pop: 8,540) --> See nearby quakes!
7699 km (4784 mi) W of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
7699 km (4784 mi) W of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.0||40 km||Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii (USA)||EMSC|
|M 2.6||33 km||7 km ENE of Pāhala, Hawaii (USA)||USGS|
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