A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.4 km (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -155.2781677 West, latitude 19.4034996 North, depth = 0.4 km. Event id: hv70198567. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70198567. Global time and date of event 28/05/18 / 2018-05-28 03:52:16 / May 28, 2018 @ 3:52 am UTC/GMT. The 3.09-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:52:16 / 5:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Kailua, Hōlualoa. Epicenter of the earthquake 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), 80 km (50 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty, in the past 30 days four hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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