A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/07/18 / 2018-07-17 06:17:00 / July 17, 2018 @ 6:17 am. Exact location of earthquake, -155.2698364° West, 19.3981667° North, depth 1.52 km. The 2.86-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:17:00 / 8:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.52 km (1 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70434527. Id of event: hv70434527.
Earthquake epicenter was 41 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), 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. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-seven, in the last 10 days seven hundred and eleven, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and fifty-nine and in the last 365 days three thousand, five hundred and seventy-two 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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 SW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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