Mag. 1.6 earthquake - Other Event - 8 Km ENE of Pāhala, Hawaii, USA, on Tuesday, 20 October 2020 at 21:07 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 30 km depth
20 Oct 23:12 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 5 minutes.
Diepte: 29.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.227°N / 155.40233°W (Hawaii, United States)
Dichtstbijzijnde vulkaan: Kilauea (23 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) ENE of Pāhala (Hawaii County) (pop: 1,360)
26 km (16 mi) NE of Naalehu (Hawaii County) (pop: 866)
30 km (19 mi) SW of Volcano Village (Hawaii County) (pop: 2,580)
42 km (26 mi) ENE of Hawaiian Ocean View (Hawaii County) (pop: 4,440)
48 km (30 mi) SW of Mountain View (Hawaii County) (pop: 3,920)
61 km (38 mi) SW of Hawaiian Paradise Park (Hawaii County) (pop: 11,400)
65 km (40 mi) SSW of Hilo (pop: 43,300)
78 km (48 mi) SE of Kailua-Kona (Hawaii County) (pop: 12,000)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 1.6||30 km||Other Event - 8 Km ENE of Pāhala, Hawaii, USA||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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