A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 20:33:15 / 8:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2771606 West, latitude 19.3966675 North, depth = 0.19 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.19 km (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/07/18 / 2018-07-19 06:33:15 / July 19, 2018 @ 6:33 am. All ids that are associated to the event: hv70444182. Unique identifier: hv70444182.
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). 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), 39 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-five, in the last 10 days six hundred and sixty-two, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days three thousand, six hundred and eighty-nine 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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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