A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:19:00 / 7:19 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/07/18 / 2018-07-19 17:19:00 / July 19, 2018 @ 5:19 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.71 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2775 West, latitude 19.4163333 North, depth = 0.71 km. Event id: hv70446382. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70446382.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourteen, in the last 10 days six hundred and ninety-nine, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and ninety-seven and in the last 365 days three thousand, seven hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 WSW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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