A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.73 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -155.1994934 West, latitude 19.3351669 North, depth = 28.73 km. Unique identifier: hv71515827. Ids that are associated to the event: hv71515827. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 19:07:58 / May 16, 2020 @ 7:07 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 09:07:58 / 9:07 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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