A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.43 km (0 miles). The 2.85-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:47:13 / 9:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/06/18 / 2018-06-22 19:47:13 / June 22, 2018 @ 7:47 pm. Exact location of event, depth 0.43 km, -155.2709961° West, 19.3891659° North. Event id: hv70305606. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70305606.
Event epicenter 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), 75 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-eight, in the last 10 days six hundred and thirty-three, in the past 30 days one thousand, one hundred and seventeen and in the last 365 days one thousand, five hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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