A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -155.2671661° West, 19.3999996° North, depth -0.03 km. All ids that are associated to the event: hv70518167. Unique identifier: hv70518167. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/08/18 / 2018-08-03 22:12:55 / August 3, 2018 @ 10:12 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -0.03 km (-0 miles). The 2.91-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:12:55 / 12:12 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 41 km (26 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 (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days six hundred, in the past 30 days one thousand, nine hundred and seventy-nine and in the last 365 days four thousand, six hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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