Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - 22 Km SSE of Waimea, Hawaii, USA on Wednesday, 16 September 2020
16 Sep 13:15 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
Depth: 14.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.83717°N / 155.5845°W (Hawaii, United States)
Nearest volcano: Mauna Kea (12 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) SE of Waimea (pop: 9,200)
24 km (15 mi) SE of Waikoloa (pop: 4,800)
30 km (18 mi) SW of Honoka‘a (pop: 2,300)
53 km (33 mi) NW of Hilo (pop: 43,300)
137 km (85 mi) SE of Kīhei (pop: 20,900)
149 km (93 mi) SE of Kahului (pop: 26,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 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 13:12 UTC||M 2.3 / 14.8 km||22 Km SSE of Waimea, Hawaii, USA||USGS|
|Wed, 16 Sep 13:12 UTC||M 2.3 / 15 km||Island Of Hawaii, Hawaii, USA||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (modified Mercalli) scale.At magnitude 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.