Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 28 mi southwest of Hilo, Hawaii County, USA, on Thursday, 18 Mar 2021 8:27 am (GMT -10) -

Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 28 mi southwest of Hilo, Hawaii County, USA, on Thursday, 18 Mar 2021 8:27 am (GMT -10)

Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 2 km depth

18 Mar 18:30 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 minutes.
18 Mar 18:33: Magnitude recalculated from 3.1 to 3.0.
18 Mar 18:53: Magnitude recalculated from 3.0 to 3.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 0.9 to 1.6 km (from 0.6 to 1 mi).
Update Thu, 18 Mar 2021, 18:36
Small tremor of magnitude 3.0 just reported 28 miles southwest of Hilo, Hawaii, United States
3.0 quake 18 Mar 8:27 am (GMT -10)
3.0 quake 18 Mar 8:27 am (GMT -10)
A magnitude 3.0 earthquake near Hilo, Hawaii County, Hawaii, USA, was reported only 9 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey, considered the key international and national agency that monitors seismic activity in the US. The earthquake occurred at a very shallow depth of 0.6 miles beneath the epicenter in the morning on Thursday 18 March 2021 at 8:27 am local time. 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.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 3.0 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Volcano Village (pop. 2,600) located 13 miles from the epicenter. In Pāhala (pop. 1,400, 19 miles away), Mountain View (pop. 3,900, 22 miles away), Fern Acres (pop. 1,500, 23 miles away), Hilo (pop. 43,300, 28 miles away), Hawaiian Paradise Park (pop. 11,400, 31 miles away), Holualoa (pop. 8,500, 35 miles away), and Kalaoa (pop. 9,600, 40 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 18 Mar 2021 18:27:10 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 18 Mar 2021 8:27 am (GMT -10)
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 1.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.4825°N / 155.42933°W (Hawaii, Hawaii, United States)
Nearest volcano: Kilauea (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) WNW of Volcano Village (pop: 2,580) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) N of Pāhala (pop: 1,360) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) WSW of Mountain View (pop: 3,920) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SW of Hilo (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) E of Honaunau-Napoopoo (pop: 2,570) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) WSW of Hawaiian Paradise Park (Hawaii County) (pop: 11,400) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) ESE of Holualoa (Hawaii County) (pop: 8,540) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) ESE of Kalaoa (Hawaii County) (pop: 9,640) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) SE of East Honolulu (pop: 49,900) --> See nearby quakes!
324 km (202 mi) SE of Honolulu (pop: 371,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 14.7°C (59 F), humidity: 88%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from W
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.11.6 kmIsland of Hawaii, Hawaii, USAUSGS

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