A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Exact location of event, depth 1.19 km, -155.2733307° West, 19.4086666° North. Unique identifier: hv70449842. Ids that are associated to the event: hv70449842. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:50:50 / 12:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.19 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/07/18 / 2018-07-20 10:50:50 / July 20, 2018 @ 10:50 am.
The epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-one, in the last 10 days six hundred and eighty-nine, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and fifty-nine and in the last 365 days three thousand, seven hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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