A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/05/18 / 2018-05-30 14:15:01 / May 30, 2018 @ 2:15 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 04:15:01 / 4:15 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.87 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: hv70209372. Event ids that are associated: hv70209372. Exact location of earthquake, -155.2718353° West, 19.3986664° North, depth 1.87 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 41 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-six, in the past 30 days five hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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