A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: hv61402971. Event ids that are associated: hv61402971. The temblor was reported at 13:26:52 / 1:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/09/16 / 2016-09-07 23:26:52 / September 7, 2016 @ 11:26 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.59 km (1 miles). Exact location of event, depth 1.59 km, -155.2801666° West, 19.4064999° North.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 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 four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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