A minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Unique identifier: hv70456102. Ids that are associated to the event: hv70456102. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.05 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/07/18 / 2018-07-21 17:05:48 / July 21, 2018 @ 5:05 pm. Exact location, longitude -155.2819977° West, latitude 19.4096661° North, depth = 1.05 km. The 3.06-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:05:48 / 7:05 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 78 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). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred, in the last 10 days six hundred and fifty-four, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and seventy-nine and in the last 365 days three thousand, eight hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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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