A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: hv70437357. Event ids that are associated: hv70437357. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.33 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 10:54:00 / 10:54 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/07/18 / 2018-07-17 20:54:00 / July 17, 2018 @ 8:54 pm. Exact location of event, depth 1.33 km, -155.2858333° West, 19.408° North.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Epicenter of the event was 41 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty, in the last 10 days seven hundred and twenty-two, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and sixty and in the last 365 days three thousand, six hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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 WSW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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