A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Wednesday. Unique identifier: hv61282546. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61282546. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.97 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 02/06/16 / 2016-06-02 07:56:21 / June 2, 2016 @ 7:56 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.3224945 West, latitude 19.446167 North, depth = 4.97 km. The 2.98-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:56:21 / 9:56 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalaoa, Waikoloa Village, Waimea. Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 five and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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