A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Global time and date of event 17/05/18 / 2018-05-17 05:43:03 / May 17, 2018 @ 5:43 am UTC/GMT. Event id: hv70164667. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70164667. The temblor was reported at 19:43:03 / 7:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -155.2570038 West, latitude 19.4686661 North, depth = 4.63 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.63 km (3 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Hōlualoa, Hilo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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