A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.09 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.48 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.1113281 West, latitude 19.3180008 North, depth = 6.48 km. Unique identifier: hv61792931. Ids that are associated to the event: pt17159050, hv61792931, us20009lc3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:01:19 / 7:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/06/17 / 2017-06-08 17:01:19 / June 8, 2017 @ 5:01 pm.
Close 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 Kalaoa, Waikoloa Village, Kailua. Epicenter of the event was 46 km (28 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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