A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/05/18 / 2018-05-26 01:23:49 / May 26, 2018 @ 1:23 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.23 km (0 miles). Unique identifier: hv70192277. Ids that are associated to the event: hv70192277. The 2.98-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:23:49 / 3:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2754974 West, latitude 19.3956661 North, depth = 0.23 km.
The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-two, in the past 30 days four hundred and twenty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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