A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Honoka’a in Hawaii. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.5 West, latitude 19.9965 North, depth = 35.73 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/03/18 / 2018-03-18 15:32:20 / March 18, 2018 @ 3:32 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.73 km (22 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: hv70056761. Unique identifier: hv70056761. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:32:20 / 5:32 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (32 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Kailua, Hōlualoa.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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