A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/07/18 / 2018-07-19 10:29:54 / July 19, 2018 @ 10:29 am. All ids that are associated to the event: hv70444982. Unique identifier: hv70444982. The 2.98-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:29:54 / 12:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -155.2680054° West, latitude 19.4001675° North, depth = -0.05 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -0.05 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (26 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 city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-nine, in the last 10 days six hundred and sixty, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and fifty and in the last 365 days three thousand, seven hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 4 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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