A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.39 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/07/18 / 2018-07-22 17:08:04 / July 22, 2018 @ 5:08 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 07:08:04 / 7:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.291 West, latitude 19.3988 North, depth = 1.39 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000gbaw. Unique identifier: us2000gbaw.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-three, in the last 10 days six hundred and seventy-six, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days three thousand, nine hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 6 km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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