A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Saturday. Id of earthquake: hv61233011. Event ids that are associated: hv61233011. Exact location of event, longitude -155.2511597 West, latitude 19.4061661 North, depth = 13.29 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.29 km (8 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:39:37 / 8:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/04/16 / 2016-04-16 18:39:37 / April 16, 2016 @ 6:39 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kailua, Waimea, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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: 3 km SSW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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