A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:47:53 / 2:47 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: hv70188602. Unique identifier: hv70188602. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.3159943 West, latitude 19.435667 North, depth = 2.6 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/05/18 / 2018-05-25 00:47:53 / May 25, 2018 @ 12:47 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.6 km (2 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalaoa, Waikoloa Village, Waimea (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty, in the past 30 days three hundred and seventy-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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