A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Friday. Unique identifier: hv70418317. Ids that are associated to the event: hv70418317. The temblor was reported at 11:35:56 / 11:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -155.2660065 West, latitude 19.4064999 North, depth = 0.79 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/07/18 / 2018-07-13 21:35:56 / July 13, 2018 @ 9:35 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.79 km (0 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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