A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.56 km (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/06/18 / 2018-06-20 11:03:09 / June 20, 2018 @ 11:03 am. Unique identifier: hv70293951. Ids that are associated to the event: hv70293951. The temblor was detected at 01:03:09 / 1:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -155.2918396° West, latitude 19.3891659° North, depth = 0.56 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 five hundred and thirty-eight, in the past 30 days nine hundred and sixty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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