A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The temblor was detected at 14:12:01 / 2:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/02/16 / 2016-02-06 00:12:01 / February 6, 2016 @ 12:12 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.48 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -155.2236633 West, latitude 19.3126659 North, depth = 1.48 km. Event id: hv61170771. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61170771.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 41 km (25 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 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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