A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/03/17 / 2017-03-05 16:17:19 / March 5, 2017 @ 4:17 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.58 km (2 miles). The 3.25-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:17:19 / 6:17 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61629886. Id of event: hv61629886. Exact location of event, depth 2.58 km, -155.2359924° West, 19.3840008° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 5 km S of Volcano, Hawaii.
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