A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The 3.03-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:38:20 / 6:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.76 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: hv70431852. Event ids that are associated: hv70431852. Exact location, longitude -155.2711639° West, latitude 19.3936672° North, depth = 0.76 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/07/18 / 2018-07-16 16:38:20 / July 16, 2018 @ 4:38 pm.
The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-nine, in the last 10 days seven hundred and thirty-eight, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and fifty-two and in the last 365 days three thousand, five hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 5 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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