Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Small World Earthquakes

Minor earthquake, 2.81 mag strikes near Volcano in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.3904991S, -155.2633362WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -155.2633362 West, latitude 19.3904991 North, depth = 3.14 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/07/18 / 2018-07-16 09:23:10 / July 16, 2018 @ 9:23 am. All ids that are associated to the event: hv70430382. Unique identifier: hv70430382. The temblor was picked up at 23:23:10 / 11:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.14 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-two, in the last 10 days seven hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and thirty-six and in the last 365 days three thousand, five hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

Questions or comments?

Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 5 km SSW of Volcano, Hawaii.

Copyright © 2018 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.81 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.2633362° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3904991° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km SSW of Volcano, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-16 09:23:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-16 09:28:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 121 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network hv The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,hv, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 8 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.008112 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 130 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID hv70430382 Id of event.
Event Code 70430382 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv70430382, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply