A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 14:13:11 / April 26, 2016 @ 2:13 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -155.2181702 West, latitude 19.3743324 North, depth = 3.43 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.43 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:13:11 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61242151. Id of event: hv61242151.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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