A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Leilani Estates in Hawaii on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.14 km (1 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:06:54 / 5:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/05/18 / 2018-05-18 03:06:54 / May 18, 2018 @ 3:06 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: hv70168427. Unique identifier: hv70168427. Exact location of event, depth 1.14 km, -154.87883° West, 19.4401665° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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