A minor earthquake magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.409999847412 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.37-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:45:42 / 3:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -155.25199890137 West, latitude 19.399333953857 North, depth = 11.409999847412 km. Event id: hv72092236. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72092236. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 15:45:42 / August 16, 2020 @ 3:45 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 82 km (51 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 Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Kailua, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 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 sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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