A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.58 km (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: hv70306671. Unique identifier: hv70306671. Exact location of event, depth 0.58 km, -155.3070068° West, 19.4238338° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/06/18 / 2018-06-23 01:16:43 / June 23, 2018 @ 1:16 am. The temblor was reported at 15:16:43 / 3:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Kailua, Hōlualoa. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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 two hundred and twenty-eight, in the last 10 days seven hundred and ninety-nine, in the past 30 days one thousand, two hundred and eighty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, six hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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