A minor earthquake magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Leilani Estates in Hawaii. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/05/18 / 2018-05-17 07:17:49 / May 17, 2018 @ 7:17 am. Id of earthquake: hv70164977. Event ids that are associated: hv70164977. The temblor was picked up at 21:17:49 / 9:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -154.8896637° West, latitude 19.4265003° North, depth = -0.11 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -0.11 km (-0 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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