A minor earthquake magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61629881. Id of event: hv61629881. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/03/17 / 2017-03-05 16:17:20 / March 5, 2017 @ 4:17 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 06:17:20 / 6:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -155.2545013° West, latitude 19.3773327° North, depth = 5.5 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km SSW of Volcano, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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