A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Monday. The temblor was detected at 00:55:19 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70186732. Id of event: hv70186732. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.01 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/05/18 / 2018-05-21 10:55:19 / May 21, 2018 @ 10:55 am. Exact location of event, longitude -155.281 West, latitude 19.405 North, depth = 0.01 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa, Waimea. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 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), 82 km (51 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-nine, in the past 30 days four hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 5 km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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