A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 22:48:26 / 10:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.286499 West, latitude 19.4095001 North, depth = -0.22 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -0.22 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/06/18 / 2018-06-18 08:48:26 / June 18, 2018 @ 8:48 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: hv70283701. Unique identifier: hv70283701.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 41 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).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-six, in the last 10 days four hundred and thirty-nine, in the past 30 days eight hundred and twenty and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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