A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 10:29:06 / 10:29 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 20:29:06 / November 15, 2017 @ 8:29 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.246994 West, latitude 19.3851662 North, depth = 1.55 km. Unique identifier: hv61977971. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61977971. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.55 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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