A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Exact location, longitude -155.2680054° West, latitude 19.3556671° North, depth = 0.32 km. The temblor was detected at 15:48:55 / 3:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/05/18 / 2018-05-26 01:48:55 / May 26, 2018 @ 1:48 am. Event id: hv70192322. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70192322. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.32 km (0 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 46 km (28 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 77 km (48 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 fifty-five, 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 was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 8 km SSW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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