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 has occurred at 19:55:41 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.76 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70463402. Id of event: hv70463402. Exact location of event, longitude -155.277832 West, latitude 19.3998337 North, depth = 0.76 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/07/18 / 2018-07-23 05:55:41 / July 23, 2018 @ 5:55 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-two, in the last 10 days six hundred and eighty-one, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days four thousand earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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