A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -0.95 km (-1 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -155.286° West, 19.4008333° North, depth -0.95 km. The temblor was detected at 04:32:34 / 4:32 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ej12, hv70235442. Id of event: hv70235442. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/06/18 / 2018-06-05 14:32:34 / June 5, 2018 @ 2:32 pm.
Nearby 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), 78 km (49 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 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), 81 km (51 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa, Waimea.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and five, in the last 10 days four hundred and sixty-five, in the past 30 days seven hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days nine hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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