A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/03/20 / 2020-03-16 07:16:37 / March 16, 2020 @ 7:16 am. All ids that are associated to the event: hv71431127. Unique identifier: hv71431127. Exact location of event, longitude -155.2803333 West, latitude 19.4105 North, depth = -1.04 km. The epicenter was at a depth of -1.04 km (-1 miles). The 3.18-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:16:37 / 9:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Kailua, Hōlualoa. Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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