A minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.05 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.1380005 West, latitude 19.3343334 North, depth = 3.05 km. The temblor was reported at 03:48:40 / 3:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/02/20 / 2020-02-01 13:48:40 / February 1, 2020 @ 1:48 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: hv71362617. Ids that are associated to the event: hv71362617.
The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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 SE of Volcano, Hawaii.
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