A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The temblor was picked up at 21:38:37 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70511002. Id of event: hv70511002. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/08/18 / 2018-08-02 07:38:37 / August 2, 2018 @ 7:38 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -155.2664948° West, 19.4051666° North, depth -0.33 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.33 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 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).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty, in the last 10 days six hundred and twelve, in the past 30 days two thousand and thirty-two and in the last 365 days four thousand, six hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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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