A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: hv70507217. Event ids that are associated: hv70507217. The temblor was reported at 01:41:56 / 1:41 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.81 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/08/18 / 2018-08-01 11:41:56 / August 1, 2018 @ 11:41 am. Exact location of event, longitude -155.2579956 West, latitude 19.4134998 North, depth = 0.81 km.
Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days six hundred and thirty-one, in the past 30 days two thousand and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days four thousand, five hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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