A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Exact location, longitude -155.2708282° West, latitude 19.3931675° North, depth = 1.09 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.09 km (1 miles). The 2.93-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:12:36 / 3:12 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/07/18 / 2018-07-14 01:12:36 / July 14, 2018 @ 1:12 am. All ids that are associated to the event: hv70419007. Unique identifier: hv70419007.
Event epicenter was 42 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). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-eight, in the last 10 days seven hundred and fourty-three, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days three thousand, three hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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