Mag. 3.0 earthquake - 5.1 mi northeast of Pāhala, Hawaii, USA, on Monday, 17 August 2020 at 16:40 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 37 km depth
17 Aug 21:18 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.
Depth: 37.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.26°N / 155.43°W (Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States)
Nearest volcano: Kilauea (22 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) NE of Pāhala (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SW of Volcano Village (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) ENE of Hawaiian Ocean View (pop: 4,440) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SW of Mountain View (pop: 3,920) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (31 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!
63 km (39 mi) SW of Hilo (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SE of Holualoa (Hawaii County) (pop: 8,540) --> See nearby quakes!
7698 km (4783 mi) W of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
7698 km (4783 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||37 km||Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii (USA)||EMSC|
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