A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70188772. Id of event: hv70188772. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:38:01 / 3:38 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/05/18 / 2018-05-25 01:38:01 / May 25, 2018 @ 1:38 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.84 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 1.84 km, -155.2656708° West, 19.4066658° North.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-eight, in the past 30 days three hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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