A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/07/18 / 2018-07-17 20:55:55 / July 17, 2018 @ 8:55 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -155.2648315° West, 19.4076672° North, depth 0.32 km. All ids that are associated to the event: hv70437372. Unique identifier: hv70437372. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.32 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 10:55:55 / 10:55 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-two, in the last 10 days seven hundred and fourteen, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and fifty-two and in the last 365 days three thousand, six hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 3 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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