A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -1.12 km (-1 miles). Id of earthquake: hv70455592. Event ids that are associated: hv70455592. Exact location of event, longitude -155.2891693 West, latitude 19.4361668 North, depth = -1.12 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/07/18 / 2018-07-21 14:54:02 / July 21, 2018 @ 2:54 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.88-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:54:02 / 4:54 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kailua, Waimea, Hōlualoa.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-two, in the last 10 days six hundred and fifty-two, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and eighty-four and in the last 365 days three thousand, eight hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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