A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/05/18 / 2018-05-17 04:17:52 / May 17, 2018 @ 4:17 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth -1.12 km, -155.2749939° West, 19.4076672° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -1.12 km (-1 miles). Event id: hv70164447. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70164447. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:17:52 / 6:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 41 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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