A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. All ids that are associated to the event: hv70306766. Unique identifier: hv70306766. The 2.97-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:41:06 / 3:41 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.04 km (1 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/06/18 / 2018-06-23 01:41:06 / June 23, 2018 @ 1:41 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2696686 West, latitude 19.4279995 North, depth = 1.04 km.
Event epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Hōlualoa, Hilo. 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. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-five, in the last 10 days seven hundred and four, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and ninety-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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