A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/07/18 / 2018-07-20 15:23:09 / July 20, 2018 @ 3:23 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2641602 West, latitude 19.3928337 North, depth = -0.8 km. The temblor was reported at 05:23:09 / 5:23 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -0.8 km (-0 miles). Event id: hv70450742. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70450742.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-seven, in the last 10 days six hundred and eighty-two, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and fourty-six and in the last 365 days three thousand, seven hundred and ninety-six 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.
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