A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.28 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: hv61469336. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61469336. Exact location, longitude -155.3106689° West, latitude 19.4363327° North, depth = 1.28 km. The 2.86-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:23:39 / 7:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/11/16 / 2016-11-05 17:23:39 / November 5, 2016 @ 5:23 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 39 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waikoloa Village, Waimea, Kailua (min 5000 pop).
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 five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km W of Volcano, Hawaii.
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