A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: hv70210612. Event ids that are associated: hv70210612. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/05/18 / 2018-05-30 20:47:59 / May 30, 2018 @ 8:47 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.64 km (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:47:59 / 10:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -155.271° West, 19.4028333° North, depth 0.64 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo. Event epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days two hundred and eight, in the past 30 days five hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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