A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Sunday. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:34:43 / 1:34 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/07/18 / 2018-07-15 23:34:43 / July 15, 2018 @ 11:34 pm. Event id: hv70428507. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70428507. Exact location, longitude -155.286499° West, latitude 19.4136658° North, depth = 0.18 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.18 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-two, in the last 10 days seven hundred and three, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days three thousand, four hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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