A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Event id: hv70454242. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70454242. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.15 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/07/18 / 2018-07-21 08:51:07 / July 21, 2018 @ 8:51 am. Exact location of earthquake, -155.2803345° West, 19.4085007° North, depth 1.15 km. The temblor was reported at 22:51:07 / 10:51 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy, in the last 10 days six hundred and sixty-two, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and eighty-seven and in the last 365 days three thousand, eight hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. 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: 5 km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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