A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.89 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 15:30:09 / 3:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 0.89 km, -155.3391724° West, 19.4785004° North. Global time and date of event 18/05/18 / 2018-05-18 01:30:09 / May 18, 2018 @ 1:30 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: hv70168182. Event ids that are associated: hv70168182.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalaoa, Waikoloa Village, Kailua (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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. 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: 11 km WNW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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