A minor earthquake magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 08:46:28 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/06/18 / 2018-06-17 18:46:28 / June 17, 2018 @ 6:46 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -155.2108307° West, 19.3188324° North, depth 4 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70280971. Id of event: hv70280971.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 39 km (24 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 fourty-seven, in the last 10 days four hundred and fourty-three, in the past 30 days eight hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 12 km SSE of Volcano, Hawaii.
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