A minor earthquake magnitude 3.28 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/05/18 / 2018-05-30 13:12:04 / May 30, 2018 @ 1:12 pm. Unique identifier: hv70209172. Ids that are associated to the event: hv70209172. Exact location of event, depth 1.26 km, -155.2695007° West, 19.4130001° North. The temblor was picked up at 03:12:04 / 3:12 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.26 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Close 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.
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 eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-five, in the past 30 days five hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 3 km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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