A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/05/18 / 2018-05-24 03:36:34 / May 24, 2018 @ 3:36 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2916718 West, latitude 19.4046669 North, depth = 0.48 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:36:34 / 5:36 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: hv70186042. Unique identifier: hv70186042. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.48 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 39 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-four, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and eight 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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