A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61263421. Id of event: hv61263421. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.92 km (2 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/05/16 / 2016-05-17 00:23:02 / May 17, 2016 @ 12:23 am. Exact location of earthquake, -155.2456665° West, 19.3863335° North, depth 2.92 km. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:23:02 / 2:23 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park. 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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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