A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/08/18 / 2018-08-02 16:01:26 / August 2, 2018 @ 4:01 pm. Event id: hv70512652. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70512652. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:01:26 / 6:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2794952 West, latitude 19.4161663 North, depth = 0.51 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.51 km (0 miles).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (23 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 seventy-one, in the last 10 days six hundred and thirty-eight, in the past 30 days two thousand and thirty-four and in the last 365 days four thousand, six hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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