A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.53 km (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -155.2853394 West, latitude 19.4064999 North, depth = 0.53 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70162172. Id of event: hv70162172. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/05/18 / 2018-05-16 14:00:25 / May 16, 2018 @ 2:00 pm. The temblor was picked up at 04:00:25 / 4:00 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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