A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt19072050, hv70863117, us1000jep6. Id of event: us1000jep6. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:55:13 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.31 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2023 West, latitude 19.3203 North, depth = 6.31 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/03/19 / 2019-03-13 10:55:13 / March 13, 2019 @ 10:55 am UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa, Waimea (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days four thousand, seven hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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