A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/05/18 / 2018-05-25 22:16:27 / May 25, 2018 @ 10:16 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.62 km (0 miles). Unique identifier: hv70191797. Ids that are associated to the event: hv70191797. The 2.94-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:16:27 / 12:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -155.274826° West, 19.4068336° North, depth 0.62 km.
Close 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 Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park. The epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-nine, in the past 30 days four hundred and eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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: 4 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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