A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Exact location of event, depth 3.68 km, -155.2948303° West, 19.4375° North. The 2.93-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:24:15 / 6:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/07/18 / 2018-07-18 16:24:15 / July 18, 2018 @ 4:24 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.68 km (2 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: hv70441367. Unique identifier: hv70441367.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalaoa, Waikoloa Village, Kailua (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (24 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 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-nine, in the last 10 days six hundred and fifty-seven, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and fourty-eight and in the last 365 days three thousand, six hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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