A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.63 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: hv70463607. Ids that are associated to the event: hv70463607. Exact location of event, longitude -155.2845 West, latitude 19.4101667 North, depth = 0.63 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/07/18 / 2018-07-23 06:53:38 / July 23, 2018 @ 6:53 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:53:38 / 8:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa, Waimea (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 78 km (49 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), 81 km (50 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-nine, in the last 10 days six hundred and eighty-one, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and nine and in the last 365 days four thousand earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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