A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.34 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 18/06/18 / 2018-06-18 15:47:09 / June 18, 2018 @ 3:47 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -155.2678375° West, 19.3988342° North, depth 0.34 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:47:09 / 5:47 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: hv70285241. Ids that are associated to the event: hv70285241.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-nine, in the last 10 days four hundred and seventy-three, in the past 30 days eight hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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