A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The 2.93-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:12:36 / 6:12 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: hv70168572. Unique identifier: hv70168572. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/05/18 / 2018-05-18 04:12:36 / May 18, 2018 @ 4:12 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2695007 West, latitude 19.3584995 North, depth = -0.21 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.21 km (-0 miles).
Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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