A minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.24 km (1 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/11/16 / 2016-11-05 02:48:37 / November 5, 2016 @ 2:48 am. Exact location, longitude -155.2994995° West, latitude 19.4081669° North, depth = 1.24 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:48:37 / 4:48 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: hv61468526. Event ids that are associated: hv61468526.
Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waimea, Kailua, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-three 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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