A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.42 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:30:52 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/07/18 / 2018-07-13 21:30:52 / July 13, 2018 @ 9:30 pm. Exact location, longitude -155.264328° West, latitude 19.3950005° North, depth = 0.42 km. Id of earthquake: hv70418297. Event ids that are associated: hv70418297.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event 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), 76 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-four, in the last 10 days seven hundred and twenty-seven, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days three thousand, three hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 4 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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