A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Event id: hv70285321. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70285321. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.43 km (0 miles). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:12:48 / 6:12 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/06/18 / 2018-06-18 16:12:48 / June 18, 2018 @ 4:12 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.284 West, latitude 19.4118333 North, depth = 0.43 km.
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). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa, Waimea (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-seven, 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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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