A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70297696. Id of event: hv70297696. Exact location, longitude -155.2551727° West, latitude 19.4055004° North, depth = 0.72 km. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:59:21 / 7:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/06/18 / 2018-06-21 05:59:21 / June 21, 2018 @ 5:59 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.72 km (0 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-seven, in the last 10 days five hundred and fourty-four, in the past 30 days nine hundred and eighty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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