A minor earthquake magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 14:15:12 / 2:15 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.29 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/05/16 / 2016-05-19 00:15:12 / May 19, 2016 @ 12:15 am. All ids that are associated to the event: hv61265781. Unique identifier: hv61265781. Exact location of event, longitude -155.2766724 West, latitude 19.416666 North, depth = 1.29 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 4 km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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