A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The temblor was detected at 09:38:22 / 9:38 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/08/18 / 2018-08-01 19:38:22 / August 1, 2018 @ 7:38 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.42 km (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -155.2700043° West, latitude 19.4001675° North, depth = 0.42 km. Id of earthquake: hv70508812. Event ids that are associated: hv70508812.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days six hundred and twenty-eight, in the past 30 days two thousand and fourty-five and in the last 365 days four thousand, five hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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