A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -155.2836609° West, 19.3999996° North, depth 0.78 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:43:34 / 9:43 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.78 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 18/07/18 / 2018-07-18 07:43:34 / July 18, 2018 @ 7:43 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: hv70439617. Unique identifier: hv70439617.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-four, in the last 10 days six hundred and eighty-four, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and ninety-one and in the last 365 days three thousand, six hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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