A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The 2.88-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:23:47 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter). Event id: hv70449957. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70449957. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.57 km (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/07/18 / 2018-07-20 11:23:47 / July 20, 2018 @ 11:23 am. Exact location, longitude -155.269165° West, latitude 19.3938332° North, depth = 0.57 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 34 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). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-one, in the last 10 days six hundred and eighty-nine, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days three thousand, seven hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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