A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/05/18 / 2018-05-24 04:25:11 / May 24, 2018 @ 4:25 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70186192. Id of event: hv70186192. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.38 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 0.38 km, -155.2868347° West, 19.3956661° North. The temblor was reported at 18:25:11 / 6:25 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-three, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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