A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -155.2798309 West, latitude 19.3838329 North, depth = 2.9 km. Event id: hv61252741. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61252741. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.9 km (2 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/05/16 / 2016-05-07 00:51:32 / May 7, 2016 @ 12:51 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 14:51:32 / 2:51 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Close 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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