A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Wednesday. The 2.97-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:25:52 / 3:25 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 0.35 km (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2769928 West, latitude 19.4191666 North, depth = 0.35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/06/18 / 2018-06-20 13:25:52 / June 20, 2018 @ 1:25 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: hv70294426. Unique identifier: hv70294426.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Kailua, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-seven, in the last 10 days five hundred and fourty-two, in the past 30 days nine hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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