A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Exact location of event, longitude -155.2978363 West, latitude 19.3980007 North, depth = 1.34 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.34 km (1 miles). Unique identifier: hv70162322. Ids that are associated to the event: hv70162322. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/05/18 / 2018-05-16 14:43:58 / May 16, 2018 @ 2:43 pm. The 2.93-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:43:58 / 4:43 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo (min 5000 pop). 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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