A minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/08/18 / 2018-08-04 04:23:57 / August 4, 2018 @ 4:23 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -0.2 km (-0 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:23:57 / 6:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -155.2666626° West, 19.3918343° North, depth -0.2 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70519347. Id of event: hv70519347.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-seven, in the last 10 days six hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days two thousand and two and in the last 365 days four thousand, seven hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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