A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 2.58 km, -155.2788391° West, 19.3856659° North. Event id: hv61182056. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61182056. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/02/16 / 2016-02-19 20:41:31 / February 19, 2016 @ 8:41 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.58 km (2 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:41:31 / 10:41 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 43 km (27 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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