A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The temblor was picked up at 07:50:19 / 7:50 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: hv70210037. Unique identifier: hv70210037. Exact location of earthquake, -155.295166° West, 19.395834° North, depth -0.1 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/05/18 / 2018-05-30 17:50:19 / May 30, 2018 @ 5:50 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -0.1 km (-0 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo. Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Close 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 nineteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and five, in the past 30 days five hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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