A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Monday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:35:33 / 11:35 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70288731. Id of event: hv70288731. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/06/18 / 2018-06-19 09:35:33 / June 19, 2018 @ 9:35 am. Exact location of earthquake, -155.2741699° West, 19.4009991° North, depth 1.71 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.71 km (1 miles).
Event epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-six, in the last 10 days four hundred and eighty-three, in the past 30 days eight hundred and ninety and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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