A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/08/18 / 2018-08-01 05:44:13 / August 1, 2018 @ 5:44 am UTC/GMT. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:44:13 / 7:44 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: hv70506102. Ids that are associated to the event: hv70506102. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.07 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 0.07 km, -155.2666626° West, 19.4106674° North.
Event epicenter was 40 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), 75 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-five, in the last 10 days six hundred and thirty-three, in the past 30 days two thousand and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days four thousand, five hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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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