A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.94 km (-1 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2983398 West, latitude 19.4265003 North, depth = -0.94 km. Global time and date of event 02/08/18 / 2018-08-02 13:38:59 / August 2, 2018 @ 1:38 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:38:59 / 3:38 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: hv70512172. Event ids that are associated: hv70512172.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Kailua, Hōlualoa.
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 seventy-seven, in the last 10 days six hundred and thirty-eight, in the past 30 days two thousand and thirty-three and in the last 365 days four thousand, six hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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