A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Tuesday. Event id: hv61257231. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61257231. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.31 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -155.2043304° West, 19.3715° North, depth 3.31 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/05/16 / 2016-05-11 01:14:04 / May 11, 2016 @ 1:14 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:14:04 / 3:14 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km SSE of Volcano, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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