A light earthquake with magnitude 4.32 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 10:27:28 / 10:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.53 km (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -155.1849976° West, latitude 19.2856674° North, depth = 0.53 km. Global time and date of event 23/03/17 / 2017-03-23 20:27:28 / March 23, 2017 @ 8:27 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: hv61658206. Unique identifier: hv61658206.
Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo.
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-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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: 16 km SSE of Volcano, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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