Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 34 mi southwest of Hilo, Hawaii County, USA, on Wednesday, 10 Mar 2021 2:21 pm (GMT -10) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 34 mi southwest of Hilo, Hawaii County, USA, on Wednesday, 10 Mar 2021 2:21 pm (GMT -10)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 26 km depth

11 Mar 00:26 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 minutes.
11 Mar 00:28: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 3.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 26.5 to 25.7 km (from 16.5 to 16 mi).
11 Mar 00:39: Magnitude recalculated from 3.8 to 4.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 25.7 to 26.3 km (from 16 to 16.3 mi).
Update Thu, 11 Mar 2021, 00:30
Small tremor of magnitude 3.8 just reported 34 miles southwest of Hilo, Hawaii, United States
3.8 quake 10 Mar 2:21 pm (GMT -10)
3.8 quake 10 Mar 2:21 pm (GMT -10)
The United States Geological Survey reported a magnitude 3.8 quake in the United States near Hilo, Hawaii County, Hawaii, only 8 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early afternoon on Wednesday 10 March 2021 at 2:21 pm local time at a shallow depth of 16 miles. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 3.8 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Pāhala (pop. 1,400) located 11 miles from the epicenter, Volcano Village (pop. 2,600) 14 miles away, Mountain View (pop. 3,900) 25 miles away, Hawaiian Acres (pop. 2,700) 27 miles away, Hawaiian Acres (pop. 2,700) 27 miles away, Hawaiian Ocean View (pop. 4,400) 30 miles away, Ainaloa (pop. 3,000) 30 miles away, and Hilo (pop. 43,300) 34 miles away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 11 Mar 2021 00:21:50 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 10 Mar 2021 2:21 pm (GMT -10)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 26.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.346°N / 155.41583°W (Hawaii, Hawaii, United States)
Nearest volcano: Kilauea (15 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) NNE of Pāhala (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) WSW of Volcano Village (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SW of Mountain View (pop: 3,920) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NE of Hawaiian Ocean View (pop: 4,440) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) ESE of Honaunau-Napoopoo (pop: 2,570) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) WSW of Hawaiian Paradise Park (Hawaii County) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SW of Hilo (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) ESE of Holualoa (Hawaii County) (pop: 8,540) --> See nearby quakes!
323 km (201 mi) SE of East Honolulu (pop: 49,900) --> See nearby quakes!
335 km (208 mi) SE of Honolulu (pop: 371,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 22°C (72 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 8 m/s (15 kts) from SE
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.226 km17 Km NNE of Pāhala, Hawaii, USAUSGS
4.010 kmISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII, USAEMSC

User reports for this quake (23)

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Honokaa, hawaii / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 2-5 s : There was a sort of crashing sound and a feeling like a car had possibly crashed into the back of our house. It happened once and a few seconds later it happened again | 3 users found this interesting.  
Kalopa, Honoka’a ho / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : No advance notice sound. It just rock back and for with little sound under ground. The second one just shook lightly and quick | 2 users found this interesting.  
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Kailua-Kona (64.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s : A couple of short shakes as I lay on the couch. It freaked my cat out and the neighbor dogs started barking. | 2 users found this interesting.  
69.6 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s : Seemed to travel from north to south side of house. Like someone had slammed a huge door that rattled the whole house. Glassware rattling. | 2 users found this interesting.  
La Mesa CA. / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : I was in garage and heard a distant muffled boom at about same time a horizontal shake | One user found this interesting.  
Paauilo / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : Sharp jolt then increasing and decreasing shaking and another jolt | One user found this interesting.  
Pahala / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : I spill my loco moco and broke da mouf! | One user found this interesting.  
Kona Paradise 96704 / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
69.6 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s : Seemed to travel from north to south side of house. Like someone had slammed a huge door that rattled the whole house. Glassware rattling.  
Holualoa ahupua’a, Walua Rd. / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / very short : Felt like the house abruptly dropped with a loud bang. Son and I indoors felt it, husband outside did not.  
Kamuela / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kisii, Kenya (17664.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s : Vibrations, at 4:49 am East African time, that shook the whole house and also felt by people in other parts of Kenya.  
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Mauna Lani resort (80.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
63 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
KAMUELA / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating
52.8 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
56.6 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short (reported through our app)
41.6 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Hilo / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
33.6 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short (reported through our app)
Mountain View Hawaii / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Hilo / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s
26.2 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
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