A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The temblor was reported at 15:00:08 / 3:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -155.2818298° West, latitude 19.3941669° North, depth = 0.43 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70192202. Id of event: hv70192202. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.43 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/05/18 / 2018-05-26 01:00:08 / May 26, 2018 @ 1:00 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-one, in the past 30 days four hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 6 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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