A minor earthquake magnitude 3.93 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: pt20034002, hv71365812. Unique identifier: hv71365812. The temblor was picked up at 20:37:09 / 8:37 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.62 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2036591 West, latitude 19.3276672 North, depth = 1.62 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 06:37:09 / February 3, 2020 @ 6:37 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 46 km (29 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearby 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 two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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: 11 km SSE of Volcano, Hawaii.
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