A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Tuesday. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:37:50 / 2:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 0.74 km, -155.2593384° West, 19.4009991° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70438177. Id of event: hv70438177. Global time and date of event 18/07/18 / 2018-07-18 00:37:50 / July 18, 2018 @ 12:37 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.74 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 41 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). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-three, in the last 10 days six hundred and ninety-eight, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and sixty-two and in the last 365 days three thousand, six hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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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