A minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Friday. The temblor was reported at 08:50:58 / 8:50 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/07/18 / 2018-07-20 18:50:58 / July 20, 2018 @ 6:50 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.95 km (1 miles). Id of earthquake: hv70451437. Event ids that are associated: hv70451437. Exact location, longitude -155.2648315° West, latitude 19.4101658° North, depth = 0.95 km.
The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-five, in the last 10 days six hundred and seventy-six, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and fifty-two and in the last 365 days three thousand, eight hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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