A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Global time and date of event 18/07/18 / 2018-07-18 10:50:09 / July 18, 2018 @ 10:50 am UTC/GMT. The 2.87-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:50:09 / 12:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -155.279007 West, latitude 19.4163342 North, depth = 0.94 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.94 km (1 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70440242. Id of event: hv70440242.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-one, in the last 10 days six hundred and seventy, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and eighty-six and in the last 365 days three thousand, six hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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 WSW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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