Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - 14 Km SSE of Volcano, Hawaii, USA on Wednesday, 16 September 2020
16 Sep 10:17 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 minutes.
Depth: 2.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.32783°N / 155.16417°W (Hawaii, United States)
Nearest volcano: Kilauea (16 km / 10 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) SE of Volcano (pop: 2,600)
16 km (10 mi) S of Fern Forest (pop: 900)
19 km (12 mi) SW of Eden Roc (pop: 900)
36 km (22 mi) SW of Hawaiian Paradise Park (pop: 11,400)
45 km (28 mi) S of Hilo (pop: 43,300)
94 km (59 mi) SE of Kailua-Kona (pop: 12,000)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 16 Sep 10:13 UTC||M 1.7 / 2.3 km||14 Km SSE of Volcano, Hawaii, USA||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (modified Mercalli) scale.At magnitude 1.7, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.