A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 01:53:53 / 1:53 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.35 km (-0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -155.2859955 West, latitude 19.4308338 North, depth = -0.35 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70265151. Id of event: hv70265151. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/06/18 / 2018-06-14 11:53:53 / June 14, 2018 @ 11:53 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waimea, Hōlualoa, Hilo.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days three hundred and twenty-four, in the past 30 days six hundred and seventy-three and in the last 365 days nine hundred and sixty-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. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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