A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.1 km (1 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/08/18 / 2018-08-01 10:58:11 / August 1, 2018 @ 10:58 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70507082. Id of event: hv70507082. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2561646 West, latitude 19.4128342 North, depth = 1.1 km. The 2.96-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:58:11 / 12:58 am (local time epicenter).
The 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.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days six hundred and thirty-one, in the past 30 days two thousand and thirty-five and in the last 365 days four thousand, five hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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