A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/02/17 / 2017-02-01 00:39:03 / February 1, 2017 @ 12:39 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.65 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, depth 2.65 km, -155.2801666° West, 19.3893337° North. The temblor was picked up at 14:39:03 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: hv61587296. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61587296.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 43 km (27 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), 75 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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