A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70517997. Id of event: hv70517997. Global time and date of event 03/08/18 / 2018-08-03 21:16:00 / August 3, 2018 @ 9:16 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:16:00 / 11:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 1.51 km, -155.2718333° West, 19.399° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.51 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty, in the last 10 days six hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days two thousand and in the last 365 days four thousand, seven hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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