A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Thursday. The 2.98-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:19:42 / 8:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -155.4823303° West, 19.4384995° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/03/16 / 2016-03-31 18:19:42 / March 31, 2016 @ 6:19 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: hv61218131. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61218131. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 52 km (33 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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