A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61758121. Id of event: hv61758121. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.573 km (4 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/05/17 / 2017-05-18 21:07:34 / May 18, 2017 @ 9:07 pm. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:07:34 / 11:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.573 km, -155.3398333° West, 19.128° North.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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