A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Saturday. Event id: hv70456682. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70456682. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/07/18 / 2018-07-21 19:43:28 / July 21, 2018 @ 7:43 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -155.2861667 West, latitude 19.402 North, depth = -1.1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -1.1 km (-1 miles). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:43:28 / 9:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 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), 81 km (51 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa, Waimea. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and ten, in the last 10 days six hundred and seventy, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and eighty and in the last 365 days three thousand, nine hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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