A minor earthquake magnitude 3.48 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/08/18 / 2018-08-03 17:24:45 / August 3, 2018 @ 5:24 pm. Unique identifier: hv70517267. Ids that are associated to the event: hv70517267. The temblor was detected at 07:24:45 / 7:24 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 0.23 km (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -155.2615051° West, 19.4173336° North, depth 0.23 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalaoa, Waikoloa Village, Kailua (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 thirty, in the last 10 days five hundred and eighty-five, in the past 30 days one thousand, nine hundred and eighty-nine and in the last 365 days four thousand, six hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 2 km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii.
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