A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.87 km (1 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:24:23 / 7:24 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61495171. Id of event: hv61495171. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/11/16 / 2016-11-25 17:24:23 / November 25, 2016 @ 5:24 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -155.2810059 West, latitude 19.3916664 North, depth = 1.87 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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