A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/05/18 / 2018-05-28 07:21:46 / May 28, 2018 @ 7:21 am. The 2.99-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:21:46 / 9:21 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.33 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -155.2776642 West, latitude 19.3974991 North, depth = -0.33 km. Id of earthquake: hv70199202. Event ids that are associated: hv70199202.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). 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), 39 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-four, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days five hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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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