A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv71136337. Id of event: hv71136337. The 2.96-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:22:33 / 4:22 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.27 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 11/09/19 / 2019-09-11 14:22:33 / September 11, 2019 @ 2:22 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -155.405838° West, 19.4360008° North, depth 0.27 km.
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 Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa. The epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 17 km W of Volcano, Hawaii.
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