A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2100067 West, latitude 19.3344994 North, depth = 6.53 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.53 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 03:15:42 / 3:15 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/06/18 / 2018-06-20 13:15:42 / June 20, 2018 @ 1:15 pm. Id of earthquake: hv70294391. Event ids that are associated: hv70294391.
Epicenter of the event was 46 km (28 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park. 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-five, in the last 10 days five hundred and fourty, in the past 30 days nine hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and thirty-nine 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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