Two Earthquakes 3.4 and 3.1 Reported on the Big Island in Last Couple Days

Two earthquakes above 3.0 on the Richter Scale have been registered at the USGS Earthquake Center over the last couple days:

The first:

Magnitude 3.4
Date-Time
Location 19.465°N, 154.371°W
Depth 1.6 km (~1.0 mile) (poorly constrained)
Region HAWAII REGION, HAWAII
Distances 81 km (50 miles) ESE of Hilo, Hawai`i, Hawaii
171 km (106 miles) E of Kailua Kona, Hawai`i, Hawaii
222 km (137 miles) SE of Hana, Maui, Hawaii
417 km (259 miles) ESE of HONOLULU, Hawaii
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 15.9 km (9.9 miles); depth +/- 3.1 km (1.9 miles)
Parameters NST= 22, Nph= 34, Dmin=63.5 km, Rmss=1.36 sec, Gp=320°,
M-type=duration magnitude (Md), Version=7
Source
  • Magnitude: USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, Hawaii, USA
    Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event ID usc0005du9

And today’s one:

Magnitude 3.1
Date-Time
Location 19.232°N, 155.412°W
Depth 36.5 km (22.7 miles)
Region ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
Distances
  • 8 km (5 miles) ENE (66°) from Pahala, HI
  • 26 km (16 miles) NE (45°) from Naalehu, HI
  • 31 km (19 miles) SW (218°) from Volcano, HI
  • 63 km (39 miles) SSW (213°) from Hilo, HI
  • 342 km (212 miles) SE (132°) from Honolulu, HI
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 0.5 km (0.3 miles); depth +/- 1.3 km (0.8 miles)
Parameters Nph= 72, Dmin=2 km, Rmss=0.11 sec, Gp=133°,
M-type=duration magnitude (Md), Version=1
Source
Event ID hv60255696

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