A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.63 km (1 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70443612. Id of event: hv70443612. The 2.98-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:42:30 / 5:42 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/07/18 / 2018-07-19 03:42:30 / July 19, 2018 @ 3:42 am. Exact location of event, longitude -155.2996674 West, latitude 19.4108334 North, depth = 1.63 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Kailua, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-one, in the last 10 days six hundred and sixty-one, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days three thousand, six hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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