A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.48 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -155.284° West, latitude 19.4145° North, depth = 0.48 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/06/18 / 2018-06-14 13:19:37 / June 14, 2018 @ 1:19 pm. The temblor was reported at 03:19:37 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: hv70265441. Ids that are associated to the event: hv70265441.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalaoa, Waikoloa Village, Waimea (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days three hundred and twenty-eight, in the past 30 days six hundred and seventy-seven and in the last 365 days nine hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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: 5 km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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