A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/08/18 / 2018-08-03 22:37:41 / August 3, 2018 @ 10:37 pm. Exact location of event, depth 0.83 km, -155.2709961° West, 19.4090004° North. The 2.98-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:37:41 / 12:37 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.83 km (1 miles). Id of earthquake: hv70518237. Event ids that are associated: hv70518237, us1000g32p.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-nine, in the last 10 days six hundred and five, in the past 30 days one thousand, nine hundred and eighty-four and in the last 365 days four thousand, seven hundred and three 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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