A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/03/17 / 2017-03-23 20:27:24 / March 23, 2017 @ 8:27 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:27:24 / 10:27 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: hv61658201. Ids that are associated to the event: pt17082050, hv61658201. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.9 km (18 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -155.196167° West, 19.3145008° North, depth 28.9 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Kailua, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 47 km (30 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 31 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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