Minor mag. 0.8 earthquake - 2.1 mi southwest of Volcano Village, Hawaii County, USA, on Friday, 8 Jan 2021 10:39 am (GMT -10) -
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Minor magnitude 0.8 earthquake at 9 km depth
8 Jan 22:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Date & time: 8 Jan 2021 20:39:45 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 8 Jan 2021 10:39 am (GMT -10)
Depth: 9.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.42183°N / 155.25633°W (Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States)
Nearest volcano: Kilauea (4 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SW of Volcano Village (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) SW of Mountain View (pop: 3,920) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) WSW of Hawaiian Paradise Park (Hawaii County) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SSW of Hilo (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) ESE of Holualoa (Hawaii County) (pop: 8,540) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SE of Waimea (Hawaii County) (pop: 9,210) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) ESE of Kalaoa (Hawaii County) (pop: 9,640) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) SE of Kīhei (pop: 20,900) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) SE of Kahului (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
343 km (213 mi) SE of Honolulu (pop: 371,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 106 joules (0.278 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 0.8||9.2 km||3 Km SW of Volcano, Hawaii, USA||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 0.8, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.