A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.91 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61058591. Id of event: hv61058591. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/10/15 / 2015-10-11 03:37:55 / October 11, 2015 @ 3:37 am. Exact location of event, depth 3.91 km, -155.1261597° West, 19.3256664° North. The temblor was picked up at 17:37:55 / 5:37 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 16 km SE of Volcano, Hawaii.
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