A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2769928 West, latitude 19.3963337 North, depth = 0.79 km. The temblor was reported at 00:26:58 / 12:26 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70511582. Id of event: hv70511582. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.79 km (0 miles). Global time and date of event 02/08/18 / 2018-08-02 10:26:58 / August 2, 2018 @ 10:26 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Kailua, Hōlualoa.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy, in the last 10 days six hundred and twenty-four, in the past 30 days two thousand and thirty-five and in the last 365 days four thousand, six hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 5 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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