A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 0.71 km, -155.2186737° West, 19.3045006° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.71 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:55:12 / 8:55 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 06:55:12 / October 18, 2019 @ 6:55 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv71187201. Id of event: hv71187201.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (31 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 14 km S of Volcano, Hawaii.
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