A minor earthquake magnitude 3.55 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.31633 West, latitude 19.4116669 North, depth = 6.26 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.26 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: hv61186446. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61186446. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/02/16 / 2016-02-25 04:00:36 / February 25, 2016 @ 4:00 am. The temblor was reported at 18:00:36 / 6:00 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa, Waimea (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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