A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.53 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: hv70201597. Ids that are associated to the event: hv70201597. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2776642 West, latitude 19.3991661 North, depth = 0.53 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/05/18 / 2018-05-28 20:18:53 / May 28, 2018 @ 8:18 pm. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:18:53 / 10:18 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 34 km (21 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).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-nine, in the past 30 days four hundred and seventy-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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