A minor earthquake magnitude 3.44 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -0.02 km (-0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70511872. Id of event: hv70511872. The temblor was picked up at 01:54:34 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/08/18 / 2018-08-02 11:54:34 / August 2, 2018 @ 11:54 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2671661 West, latitude 19.4209995 North, depth = -0.02 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalaoa, Waikoloa Village, Kailua. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-one, in the last 10 days six hundred and twenty-eight, in the past 30 days two thousand and twenty-seven and in the last 365 days four thousand, six hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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