A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Wednesday. Event id: hv70165162. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70165162. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.01 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -155.2664948 West, latitude 19.4248333 North, depth = 12.01 km. The temblor was detected at 22:21:51 / 10:21 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/05/18 / 2018-05-17 08:21:51 / May 17, 2018 @ 8:21 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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