Latest earthquakes near Hawaii, The United States today

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List of latest earthquakes near Hawaii.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
Apr 13, 2024 02:01PM
(Honolulu)
M 2.1 39 mi SSW
from Hilo
Apr 13, 2024 01:25PM
(Honolulu)
M 2.2 30 mi SSW
from Hilo
Apr 13, 2024 12:37PM
(Honolulu)
M 2.0 46 mi SW
from Hilo
Apr 13, 2024 12:28PM
(Honolulu)
M 2.0 30 mi SSW
from Hilo
Apr 13, 2024 12:28PM
(Honolulu)
M 2.3 27 mi SW
from Hilo
Apr 13, 2024 08:42AM
(Honolulu)
M 2.3 27 mi S
from Hilo
Apr 13, 2024 06:10AM
(Honolulu)
M 2.5 44 mi SSW
from Hilo
Apr 13, 2024 05:29AM
(Honolulu)
M 2.2 39 mi SSW
from Hilo
Apr 13, 2024 12:18AM
(Honolulu)
M 2.3 39 mi SSW
from Hilo
Apr 12, 2024 04:37PM
(Honolulu)
M 2.2 65 mi WNW
from Hilo
Apr 12, 2024 02:33PM
(Honolulu)
M 2.5 47 mi SSW
from Hilo
Apr 12, 2024 01:32PM
(Honolulu)
M 2.1 32 mi SSW
from Hilo
Apr 12, 2024 07:44AM
(Honolulu)
M 2.0 51 mi SSW
from Hilo
Apr 12, 2024 04:17AM
(Honolulu)
M 2.3 47 mi SSW
from Hilo
Apr 11, 2024 11:59PM
(Honolulu)
M 2.2 48 mi SW
from Hilo
Apr 11, 2024 09:22PM
(Honolulu)
M 2.7 43 mi SSW
from Hilo
Apr 11, 2024 08:26PM
(Honolulu)
M 2.0 39 mi SSW
from Hilo
Apr 11, 2024 07:12PM
(Honolulu)
M 2.6 39 mi SSW
from Hilo
Apr 11, 2024 01:10PM
(Honolulu)
M 2.4 39 mi SSW
from Hilo
Apr 11, 2024 12:08PM
(Honolulu)
M 2.1 46 mi SSW
from Hilo
Apr 11, 2024 11:08AM
(Honolulu)
M 2.1 27 mi SSW
from Hilo
Apr 11, 2024 08:57AM
(Honolulu)
M 2.2 26 mi SSW
from Hilo
Apr 11, 2024 03:47AM
(Honolulu)
M 2.1 38 mi SSW
from Hilo
Apr 11, 2024 02:52AM
(Honolulu)
M 2.1 26 mi SSW
from Hilo
Apr 11, 2024 02:39AM
(Honolulu)
M 2.0 37 mi SSW
from Hilo

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Hawaii

Recent Hawaii Earthquake News

These are the latest articles published related to earthquakes occurring near Hawaii. Check our Earthquake News section for a complete overview of articles written on earthquakes near Hawaii and elsewhere.

Hawaii Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
20 Yearly
Within 186 mi, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 2.1
Apr 13, 2024 14:01

Average

A total of 206 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 186 mi (300 km) of Hawaii, The United States in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 20 earthquakes per year, or 1 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Hawaii roughly every 17 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Hawaii in 2018. A total of 117 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 186 mi of Hawaii that year. The strongest had a 6.9 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Hawaii with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Hawaii in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Hawaii during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Hawaii (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 139 67.48%
Mag. 5 65 31.55%
Mag. 6 2 0.97%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Hawaii

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.9
On May 4, 2018 12:32.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.7
On Nov 29, 1975 04:47.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Hawaii occurred on May 4, 2018 12:32 local time (Pacific/Honolulu timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.9 and struck 29 miles (47 km) south-southeast of Hilo, at a depth of 4 mi . Discover more strong earthquakes near Hawaii in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.7 earthquake struck on Nov 29, 1975 04:47, 28 miles (45 km) south-southeast of Hilo. It is the strongest earthquake near Hawaii in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Hawaii, The United States in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Hawaii.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Hawaii.
Date and Time Magnitude Location
May 4, 2018 12:32PM
(Honolulu)
M 6.9 29 mi SSE
from Hilo
Oct 10, 2021 11:48AM
(Honolulu)
M 6.2 69 mi SSW
from Hilo
Feb 9, 2024 10:06AM
(Honolulu)
M 5.7 46 mi SW
from Hilo
May 4, 2018 11:32AM
(Honolulu)
M 5.7 28 mi S
from Hilo
Mar 13, 2019 12:55AM
(Honolulu)
M 5.5 29 mi SSW
from Hilo
May 30, 2018 10:53AM
(Honolulu)
M 5.4 25 mi SSW
from Hilo
Jun 1, 2018 01:37PM
(Honolulu)
M 5.4 26 mi SSW
from Hilo
Jun 3, 2018 03:50PM
(Honolulu)
M 5.4 25 mi SSW
from Hilo
Jun 5, 2018 04:32AM
(Honolulu)
M 5.4 26 mi SSW
from Hilo
Jun 6, 2018 04:06PM
(Honolulu)
M 5.4 25 mi SSW
from Hilo

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Hawaii

Earthquakes by city in Hawaii

Click the links below for earthquake reports for major places in Hawaii, The United States.

Use this regional Hawaii earthquake report for earthquakes that were felt in smaller towns and cities in the region, including East Honolulu, Pearl City, Kailua, Waipahu, Kaneohe, Mililani Town, ‘Ewa Gentry, Kīhei, Makakilo, Wahiawā, Schofield Barracks, Makakilo City, Wailuku and Kapolei.

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Hawaii.

When was the last earthquake in Hawaii, The United States?

A 2.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Hawaii on the afternoon of April 13, 2024 at 14:01 local time (Pacific/Honolulu). The center of this earthquake was located 62km south-southwest of Hilo at a depth of 33km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Hawaii, The United States in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Hawaii, The United States?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Hawaii on the night of November 29, 1975 at 04:47 local time (Pacific/Honolulu). The center of this earthquake was located 45km south-southeast of Hilo at a depth of 9km under water in the North Pacific Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Hawaii since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Hawaii, The United States?

In the past 10 years, 206 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Hawaii. This averages to 21 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 18 days.