A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Tuesday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:13:57 / 7:13 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: hv70439162. Event ids that are associated: hv70439162. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.4 km (1 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -155.2818298 West, latitude 19.4053326 North, depth = 1.4 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/07/18 / 2018-07-18 05:13:57 / July 18, 2018 @ 5:13 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 34 km (21 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). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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 seventy-seven, in the last 10 days six hundred and ninety-seven, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and ninety-one and in the last 365 days three thousand, six hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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