A minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.77 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 01:07:09 / 1:07 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: hv70199907. Unique identifier: hv70199907. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/05/18 / 2018-05-28 11:07:09 / May 28, 2018 @ 11:07 am. Exact location of event, longitude -155.2793274 West, latitude 19.3943329 North, depth = 0.77 km.
Event epicenter was 42 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), 39 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-two, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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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