A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:14:53 / 3:14 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/05/18 / 2018-05-26 01:14:53 / May 26, 2018 @ 1:14 am. All ids that are associated to the event: hv70192257, us1000ecja. Unique identifier: hv70192257. Exact location of earthquake, -155.2695° West, 19.4103333° North, depth 0.57 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.57 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby 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. Event epicenter 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-three, in the past 30 days four hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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