A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70507652. Id of event: hv70507652. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/08/18 / 2018-08-01 14:00:00 / August 1, 2018 @ 2:00 pm. The 2.88-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:00:00 / 4:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.26 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -155.2633362° West, latitude 19.4028339° North, depth = -0.26 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park. The epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days six hundred and thirty, in the past 30 days two thousand and thirty-four and in the last 365 days four thousand, five hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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