A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Wednesday. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:03:31 / 12:03 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.79 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -155.2651672° West, latitude 19.4138336° North, depth = 1.79 km. Global time and date of event 01/08/18 / 2018-08-01 22:03:31 / August 1, 2018 @ 10:03 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: hv70509307. Ids that are associated to the event: hv70509307.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-one, in the last 10 days six hundred and thirty, in the past 30 days two thousand and fifty-one and in the last 365 days four thousand, five hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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 WSW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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