A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.72 km (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/05/18 / 2018-05-17 19:45:10 / May 17, 2018 @ 7:45 pm. The temblor was reported at 09:45:10 / 9:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -155.3269958° West, latitude 19.4078331° North, depth = 0.72 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70167157. Id of event: hv70167157.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waikoloa Village, Waimea, Kalaoa (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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