A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.281 West, latitude 19.405 North, depth = 0.01 km. All ids that are associated to the event: hv70180202. Unique identifier: hv70180202. 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. The temblor was reported at 17:51:47 / 5:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/05/18 / 2018-05-22 03:51:47 / May 22, 2018 @ 3:51 am.
The 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). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa, Waimea. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and five, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-one, in the past 30 days four hundred and thirty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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