International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis


Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 256021
Event time 2020-09-03 11:38:32 (UTC)
Local time 2020-09-03 21:38:32 - [It was night in the affected area.]
Last update 2020-09-03 11:41:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 2
Depth -34 km
Class Micro
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 1
Possible effects People do not feel any Earth movement.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Location
Continent North-America
Country USA
Administration area Hawaii
Nearest settlement Punalu'u
Distance 4 km
Course NE
Surface type underground quake



Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
Honuapo (11.97 km), Milolii (45.24 km)
Nearest airports
There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest volcanoes
Loihi volcano (33.97 km), Kilauea volcano (34.80 km), Mauna Loa volcano (37.90 km)
Quick Analysis
Due to the small magnitude of the earthquake and the moderate depth of the hypocenter, minimal damage is conceivable.