A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/08/18 / 2018-08-03 10:47:51 / August 3, 2018 @ 10:47 am. Exact location of event, longitude -155.2599945 West, latitude 19.4134998 North, depth = -0.96 km. The 2.86-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:47:51 / 12:47 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -0.96 km (-1 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: hv70516037. Unique identifier: hv70516037.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park. The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 36 km (22 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days five hundred and ninety-eight, in the past 30 days two thousand and eleven and in the last 365 days four thousand, six hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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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