A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:49:46 / 10:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2708282 West, latitude 19.4281673 North, depth = 0.3 km. Unique identifier: hv70418172. Ids that are associated to the event: hv70418172. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/07/18 / 2018-07-13 20:49:46 / July 13, 2018 @ 8:49 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.3 km (0 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (24 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-four, in the last 10 days seven hundred and twenty-four, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and nine and in the last 365 days three thousand, three hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 3 km W of Volcano, Hawaii.
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