A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The epicenter was at a depth of -0.4 km (-0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70209947. Id of event: hv70209947. Exact location of event, longitude -155.2888336 West, latitude 19.4036674 North, depth = -0.4 km. The temblor was reported at 07:24:03 / 7:24 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 30/05/18 / 2018-05-30 17:24:03 / May 30, 2018 @ 5:24 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and five, in the past 30 days five hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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