A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.54 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -155.485 West, latitude 19.4928333 North, depth = 4.54 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/02/19 / 2019-02-19 10:26:19 / February 19, 2019 @ 10:26 am UTC/GMT. Event id: hv70817636. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70817636. The 2.98-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:26:19 / 12:26 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days four thousand, eight hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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