Two Earthquakes Shake the Volcano Area on the Big Island This Morning

The Volcano area of the Big Island had two earthquakes early this morning, both registering 3.0 magnitude according to the USGS.

The first one happened at 4:48 this morning:

Magnitude 3.0
Date-Time
Location 19.301°N, 155.216°W
Depth 9.5 km (5.9 miles)
Region ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
Distances
  • 17 km (10 miles) S (173°) from Volcano, HI
  • 21 km (13 miles) SSW (205°) from Fern Forest, HI
  • 24 km (15 miles) SSW (208°) from Eden Roc, HI
  • 43 km (26 miles) SW (230°) from Hawaiian Beaches, HI
  • 47 km (29 miles) SSW (197°) from Hilo, HI
  • 352 km (219 miles) SE (129°) from Honolulu, HI
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 0.4 km (0.2 miles); depth +/- 0.3 km (0.2 miles)
Parameters Nph= 62, Dmin=2 km, Rmss=0.12 sec, Gp=104°,
M-type=local magnitude (ML), Version=2
Source
Event ID hv60367731

The second one happened twenty minutes later at 5:08 this morning:

Magnitude 3.0
Date-Time
Location 19.311°N, 155.215°W
Depth 9.1 km (5.7 miles)
Region ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
Distances
  • 16 km (10 miles) S (172°) from Volcano, HI
  • 20 km (12 miles) SSW (206°) from Fern Forest, HI
  • 23 km (15 miles) SSW (209°) from Eden Roc, HI
  • 42 km (26 miles) SW (231°) from Hawaiian Beaches, HI
  • 46 km (28 miles) SSW (197°) from Hilo, HI
  • 351 km (218 miles) SE (129°) from Honolulu, HI
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 0.5 km (0.3 miles); depth +/- 0.6 km (0.4 miles)
Parameters Nph= 48, Dmin=7 km, Rmss=0.13 sec, Gp=130°,
M-type=duration magnitude (Md), Version=1
Source
Event ID hv60367751

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