A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Leilani Estates in Hawaii on Wednesday. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:51:38 / 6:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/05/18 / 2018-05-17 04:51:38 / May 17, 2018 @ 4:51 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.39 km (1 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: hv70164527. Unique identifier: hv70164527. Exact location of earthquake, -154.9276733° West, 19.4593334° North, depth 2.39 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 35 km (21 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 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 fifty, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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