A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.56 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.21 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 12/04/17 / 2017-04-12 18:29:24 / April 12, 2017 @ 6:29 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.56-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:29:24 / 8:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -155.283493° West, 19.3828335° North, depth 3.21 km. Id of earthquake: hv61693171. Event ids that are associated: hv61693171.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa, Waimea.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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