A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:00:54 / 5:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -155.2581° West, 19.4024° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/07/18 / 2018-07-14 03:00:54 / July 14, 2018 @ 3:00 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000g4th. Id of event: us2000g4th.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalaoa, Waikoloa Village, Waimea (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-two, in the last 10 days seven hundred and fifty-three, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days three thousand, three hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 3 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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