A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude -155.2508 West, latitude 19.4035 North, depth = 5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000g7u8. Unique identifier: us2000g7u8. The temblor was detected at 23:18:39 / 11:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/07/18 / 2018-07-18 09:18:39 / July 18, 2018 @ 9:18 am.
The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one thousand, one hundred and seventy-one, in the last 10 days one thousand, seven hundred and seventy-two, in the past 30 days three thousand, five hundred and ninety-five and in the last 365 days four thousand, seven hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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 SSW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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