A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Exact location of earthquake, -155.2993317° West, 19.4125004° North, depth -0.62 km. The 2.87-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:06:48 / 11:06 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.62 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: hv70264556. Event ids that are associated: hv70264556. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/06/18 / 2018-06-14 09:06:48 / June 14, 2018 @ 9:06 am.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 77 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), 72 km (45 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo (min 5000 pop).
Every 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 fourty, in the last 10 days three hundred and fourteen, in the past 30 days six hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days nine hundred and fifty-five 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. 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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