A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2541656 West, latitude 19.4029999 North, depth = 12.4 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.4 km (8 miles). Global time and date of event 08/08/17 / 2017-08-08 10:55:44 / August 8, 2017 @ 10:55 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61863336. Id of event: hv61863336. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:55:44 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 3 km SSW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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