A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:01:08 / 7:01 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/04/18 / 2018-04-15 17:01:08 / April 15, 2018 @ 5:01 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -155.2525024 West, latitude 19.3845005 North, depth = 0.9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.9 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70081416. Id of event: hv70081416.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 5 km SSW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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