A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/07/18 / 2018-07-14 02:56:16 / July 14, 2018 @ 2:56 am. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:56:16 / 4:56 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: hv70419397. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70419397. Exact location of event, depth 0.52 km, -155.2725067° West, 19.387167° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.52 km (0 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 43 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 39 km (24 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). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-five, in the last 10 days seven hundred and fifty, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and thirty-five and in the last 365 days three thousand, three hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 6 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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