A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Monday. Exact location, longitude -155.2899933° West, latitude 19.4068336° North, depth = 1.57 km. The 2.85-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:33:27 / 2:33 am (local time epicenter). Event id: hv70464732. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70464732. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.57 km (1 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/07/18 / 2018-07-23 12:33:27 / July 23, 2018 @ 12:33 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 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), 73 km (45 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-four, in the last 10 days six hundred and seventy-eight, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and nine and in the last 365 days four thousand and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 6 km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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