A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000fshz. Id of event: us2000fshz. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:20:19 / 10:20 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/06/18 / 2018-06-30 20:20:19 / June 30, 2018 @ 8:20 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.99 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -155.2675° West, latitude 19.388° North, depth = 2.99 km.
Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 81 km (50 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), 76 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one thousand, five hundred and fifty-six, in the last 10 days two thousand, four hundred and seventy-nine, in the past 30 days three thousand, two hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days three thousand, eight hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 5 km SSW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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