A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2166595 West, latitude 19.3033333 North, depth = 0.73 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.73 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/10/15 / 2015-10-06 17:47:06 / October 6, 2015 @ 5:47 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: hv61054426. Event ids that are associated: hv61054426. The temblor was reported at 07:47:06 / 7:47 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 49 km (31 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 14 km S of Volcano, Hawaii.
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