A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70443002. Id of event: hv70443002. The 2.93-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:43:19 / 2:43 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/07/18 / 2018-07-19 00:43:19 / July 19, 2018 @ 12:43 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -155.2684937° West, latitude 19.4020004° North, depth = -0.39 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -0.39 km (-0 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 41 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-four, in the last 10 days six hundred and sixty-four, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days three thousand, six hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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