A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2661591 West, latitude 19.4020004 North, depth = 0.46 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/08/18 / 2018-08-03 19:53:12 / August 3, 2018 @ 7:53 pm. The temblor was picked up at 09:53:12 / 9:53 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70517747. Id of event: hv70517747. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.46 km (0 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event 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), 81 km (50 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waimea, Kailua, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days five hundred and eighty-nine, in the past 30 days one thousand, nine hundred and sixty-nine and in the last 365 days four thousand, six hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 4 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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