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3.0M earthquake in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

A minor earthquake occurred at 7:21:19 PM (HST) on Tuesday, December 22, 2009 .
The magnitude 3.0 event occurred 16 km (10 miles) N of Pahala.
The hypocentral depth is 10 km ( 6 miles).

Magnitude 3.0 – duration magnitude (Md)
Time Tuesday, December 22, 2009 at 7:21:19 PM (HST)
Wednesday, December 23, 2009 at 5:21:19 (UTC)
Distance from Pahala – 16 km (10 miles) N (353 degrees)
Mauna Loa Summit – 18 km (11 miles) SE (141 degrees)
Kilauea Summit – 25 km (15 miles) WSW (253 degrees)
Hilo – 60 km (37 miles) SW (226 degrees)
Coordinates 19 deg. 21.1 min. N (19.352N), 155 deg. 30.0 min. W (155.500W)
Depth 9.8 km (6.1 miles)

For more information: tux.wr.usgs.gov/Quakes/hv00036…

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