A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.66 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 20:47:30 / 8:47 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: hv70463587. Ids that are associated to the event: hv70463587. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.46 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -155.2618408 West, latitude 19.4130001 North, depth = 0.46 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/07/18 / 2018-07-23 06:47:30 / July 23, 2018 @ 6:47 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalaoa, Waikoloa Village, Kailua (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-eight, in the last 10 days six hundred and eighty, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and eight and in the last 365 days three thousand, nine hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 3 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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