A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -0.13 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/05/18 / 2018-05-28 12:52:37 / May 28, 2018 @ 12:52 pm. The temblor was picked up at 02:52:37 / 2:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2641602 West, latitude 19.4051666 North, depth = -0.13 km. All ids that are associated to the event: hv70200237. Unique identifier: hv70200237.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-five, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixty and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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