A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.39 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -0.88 km (-1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 19:33:50 / 7:33 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/05/18 / 2018-05-29 05:33:50 / May 29, 2018 @ 5:33 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -155.2938385 West, latitude 19.4026661 North, depth = -0.88 km. All ids that are associated to the event: hv70203272. Unique identifier: hv70203272.
Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa, Waimea.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-two, in the past 30 days four hundred and eighty-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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: 6 km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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