A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Monday. Exact location, longitude -155.2536621° West, latitude 19.3943329° North, depth = 1.34 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.34 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: hv70431572. Ids that are associated to the event: hv70431572. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/07/18 / 2018-07-16 15:22:23 / July 16, 2018 @ 3:22 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.96-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:22:23 / 5:22 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 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), 77 km (48 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-two, in the last 10 days seven hundred and thirty-five, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days three thousand, five hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. 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 SSW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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