A minor earthquake magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Event id: hv70161827. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70161827. Global time and date of event 16/05/18 / 2018-05-16 11:56:39 / May 16, 2018 @ 11:56 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -155.2819977° West, latitude 19.4031658° North, depth = 0.47 km. The 3.15-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:56:39 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.47 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waimea, Kailua, Hōlualoa.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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