A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.14 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -155.2570038° West, 19.4023342° North, depth 0.14 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/07/18 / 2018-07-16 11:53:19 / July 16, 2018 @ 11:53 am. The temblor was picked up at 01:53:19 / 1:53 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70430857. Id of event: hv70430857.
The epicenter was 40 km (25 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), 76 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-three, in the last 10 days seven hundred and twenty-four, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and thirty-three and in the last 365 days three thousand, five hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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 SSW of Volcano, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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