A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The 3.03-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:08:50 / 5:08 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.11 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -155.2458344° West, 19.3813324° North, depth 3.11 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/09/16 / 2016-09-11 15:08:50 / September 11, 2016 @ 3:08 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61407651. Id of event: hv61407651.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km S of Volcano, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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