A minor earthquake magnitude 3.17000008 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The 3.17000008-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:14:09 / 3:14 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 15:14:09 / October 24, 2020 @ 3:14 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.3199999332428 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -155.31266784668° West, 19.421499252319° North, depth 3.3199999332428 km. Unique identifier: hv72197156. Ids that are associated to the event: hv72197156.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa, Waimea (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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