A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Exact location of earthquake, -155.2684937° West, 19.3976669° North, depth 2.01 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:05:45 / 7:05 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: hv70439132. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70439132. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.01 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 18/07/18 / 2018-07-18 05:05:45 / July 18, 2018 @ 5:05 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 41 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-seven, in the last 10 days seven hundred and twenty, in the past 30 days two thousand, five hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days three thousand, six hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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