Latest earthquakes near Hilo, Hawaii today

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List of latest earthquakes near Hilo.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
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 Hilo

Recent Hilo Earthquake News

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

Hilo 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 205 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 186 mi (300 km) of Hilo, Hawaii 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 Hilo roughly every 17 days.

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

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

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Hilo in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Hilo 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 Hilo (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 138 67.32%
Mag. 5 65 31.71%
Mag. 6 2 0.98%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Hilo

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 Hilo 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 Hilo 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 Hilo 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 Hilo, Hawaii 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 Hilo.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Hilo.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
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
May 4, 2018 11:32AM
(Honolulu)
M 5.7 28 mi S
from Hilo
Feb 9, 2024 10:06AM
(Honolulu)
M 5.7 46 mi SW
from Hilo
Mar 13, 2019 12:55AM
(Honolulu)
M 5.5 29 mi SSW
from Hilo
Jun 1, 2018 01:37PM
(Honolulu)
M 5.4 26 mi SSW
from Hilo
May 30, 2018 10:53AM
(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
Jun 21, 2018 01:12PM
(Honolulu)
M 5.4 25 mi SSW
from Hilo

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Nearest earthquakes from Hilo

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Hilo, Hawaii. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Hilo.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Aug 12, 2019 04:41AM
(Honolulu)
M 4.5 7 mi NE
from Hilo
Jan 3, 2023 03:31AM
(Honolulu)
M 4.0 21 mi SW
from Hilo
Nov 11, 2019 06:35AM
(Honolulu)
M 4.9 20 mi WNW
from Hilo
Dec 6, 2023 05:16PM
(Honolulu)
M 4.4 22 mi SSW
from Hilo
Aug 13, 2023 01:36PM
(Honolulu)
M 4.3 22 mi SW
from Hilo
Apr 22, 2023 02:23PM
(Honolulu)
M 4.1 23 mi SSW
from Hilo
Jun 29, 2018 02:47AM
(Honolulu)
M 4.1 25 mi SSW
from Hilo
Jul 10, 2018 02:57PM
(Honolulu)
M 4.0 24 mi SSW
from Hilo
Jun 23, 2018 04:34PM
(Honolulu)
M 5.2 25 mi SSW
from Hilo
Jun 26, 2018 10:40PM
(Honolulu)
M 5.3 25 mi SSW
from Hilo

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Hilo

Frequently Asked Questions

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

When was the last earthquake in Hilo, Hawaii?

A 2.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Hilo 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 Hilo, Hawaii in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Hilo, Hawaii?

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit near Hilo 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 Hilo since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Hilo, Hawaii?

In the past 10 years, 205 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Hilo. This averages to 21 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 18 days.