A minor earthquake magnitude 3.26 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.45 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, depth 2.45 km, -155.2189941° West, 19.3139992° North. Unique identifier: hv71322097. Ids that are associated to the event: hv71322097. The 3.26-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:08:54 / 6:08 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 16:08:54 / January 7, 2020 @ 4:08 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 48 km (30 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 40 km (25 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 three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 13 km S of Volcano, Hawaii.
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