A minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The temblor was picked up at 22:05:20 / 10:05 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.32 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 24/04/16 / 2016-04-24 08:05:20 / April 24, 2016 @ 8:05 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: hv61240041. Unique identifier: hv61240041. Exact location, longitude -155.2725067° West, latitude 19.3833332° North, depth = 3.32 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 6 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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