A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/05/18 / 2018-05-28 08:46:44 / May 28, 2018 @ 8:46 am. The temblor was picked up at 22:46:44 / 10:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -155.2811737 West, latitude 19.4001675 North, depth = 0.34 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.34 km (0 miles). Id of earthquake: hv70199447. Event ids that are associated: hv70199447.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 34 km (21 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-seven, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 5 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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