A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Thursday. Id of earthquake: hv70511802. Event ids that are associated: hv70511802. The temblor was picked up at 01:36:12 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2666626 West, latitude 19.3908329 North, depth = -0.17 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -0.17 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/08/18 / 2018-08-02 11:36:12 / August 2, 2018 @ 11:36 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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 seventy, in the last 10 days six hundred and twenty-seven, in the past 30 days two thousand and twenty-six and in the last 365 days four thousand, six hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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