A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/03/21 / 2021-03-13 06:52:53 / March 13, 2021 @ 6:52 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.8599998950958 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.87-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:52:53 / 6:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -155.21833801269 West, latitude 19.32200050354 North, depth = 3.8599998950958 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72382177. Id of event: hv72382177.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 13 km S of Volcano, Hawaii.
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