A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Friday. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:37:14 / 2:37 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/08/18 / 2018-08-03 12:37:14 / August 3, 2018 @ 12:37 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70516372. Id of event: hv70516372. Exact location of earthquake, -155.2868347° West, 19.3964996° North, depth -0.18 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -0.18 km (-0 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days five hundred and ninety-five, in the past 30 days two thousand and five and in the last 365 days four thousand, six hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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