A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Global time and date of event 20/07/18 / 2018-07-20 20:34:50 / July 20, 2018 @ 8:34 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -155.2778° West, latitude 19.3876° North, depth = 1.23 km. The temblor was reported at 10:34:50 / 10:34 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.23 km (1 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ga41. Id of event: us2000ga41.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Event epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-two, in the last 10 days six hundred and seventy-three, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and fifty-nine and in the last 365 days three thousand, eight hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 6 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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