A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -155.2753296° West, latitude 19.4091663° North, depth = 0.48 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.48 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/07/18 / 2018-07-19 09:02:44 / July 19, 2018 @ 9:02 am. The temblor was detected at 23:02:44 / 11:02 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: hv70444677. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70444677.
The epicenter was 41 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). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-one, in the last 10 days six hundred and seventy-five, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and sixty-four and in the last 365 days three thousand, seven hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 4 km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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