A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.09 km (12 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -155.253006° West, 19.4276676° North, depth 20.09 km. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:15:37 / 10:15 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/03/20 / 2020-03-16 08:15:37 / March 16, 2020 @ 8:15 am. Id of earthquake: hv71431297. Event ids that are associated: hv71431297.
The epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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