A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The temblor was detected at 02:36:58 / 2:36 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.85 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -155.3003387° West, latitude 19.4006672° North, depth = 0.85 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/07/18 / 2018-07-19 12:36:58 / July 19, 2018 @ 12:36 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70445412. Id of event: hv70445412.
Event epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-seven, in the last 10 days six hundred and fifty-eight, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and fourty-six and in the last 365 days three thousand, seven hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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