A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Sunday. Id of earthquake: hv70196752. Event ids that are associated: hv70196752. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.51 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2763367 West, latitude 19.3991661 North, depth = 0.51 km. The 2.85-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:22:22 / 6:22 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/05/18 / 2018-05-27 16:22:22 / May 27, 2018 @ 4:22 pm.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 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), 75 km (46 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 two, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-five, in the past 30 days four hundred and thirty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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. 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 SW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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