Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 28 mi southwest of Hilo, Hawaii County, USA, on Thursday, 18 Mar 2021 8:23 am (GMT -10) -

Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 28 mi southwest of Hilo, Hawaii County, USA, on Thursday, 18 Mar 2021 8:23 am (GMT -10)

Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 2 km depth

18 Mar 18:41 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
18 Mar 18:42: Now using data updates from USGS
18 Mar 18:45: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 2.4 km (from 6.2 to 1.5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.2 km (0.7 mi) towards E.
Update Thu, 18 Mar 2021, 18:45
Small magnitude 3.5 quake hits 28 miles southwest of Hilo, Hawaii, United States in the morning
3.5 quake 18 Mar 8:23 am (GMT -10)
3.5 quake 18 Mar 8:23 am (GMT -10)
Just 21 minutes ago, a 3.5-magnitude earthquake struck near Hilo, Hawaii County, Hawaii, USA. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Thursday 18 March 2021 at 8:23 am local time, at a shallow depth of 6.2 miles below the surface.
The event was filed by the United States Geological Survey, the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 3.5 earthquake 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 14 miles from the epicenter, Pāhala (pop. 1,400) 20 miles away, Mountain View (pop. 3,900) 22 miles away, Kea'au (pop. 2,300) 28 miles away, Honaunau-Napoopoo (pop. 2,600) 28 miles away, Orchidlands Estates (pop. 2,800) 28 miles away, Hilo (pop. 43,300) 28 miles away, and Ainaloa (pop. 3,000) 29 miles away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 18 Mar 2021 18:23:38 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 18 Mar 2021 8:23 am (GMT -10)
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 2.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.48333°N / 155.42817°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 (21 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 (29 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!
62 km (39 mi) ESE of Kailua Kona (Hawaii County) (pop: 12,000) --> 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!
325 km (202 mi) SE of Honolulu (pop: 371,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Mist 14.8°C (59 F), humidity: 88%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from W
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 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
3.52.4 km20 Km WNW of Volcano, Hawaii, USAUSGS
3.52 kmISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII, USAEMSC

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Hawaiian Acres, Mountain View, Hi (37.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Of 3 of us in a second story wood structure, 2 who were up did not feel it, 1 was awake in bed and felt a "jiggle"  
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