A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.87 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -155.4098358° West, 19.4115009° North, depth 6.87 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:28:03 / 3:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/10/15 / 2015-10-26 13:28:03 / October 26, 2015 @ 1:28 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: hv61079196. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61079196.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (30 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa.
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. 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-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km W of Volcano, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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