A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/08/18 / 2018-08-04 04:35:09 / August 4, 2018 @ 4:35 am. Exact location of event, depth 0.23 km, -155.276001° West, 19.4106674° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.23 km (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: hv70519392. Unique identifier: hv70519392. The temblor was reported at 18:35:09 / 6:35 pm (local time epicenter).
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). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-seven, in the last 10 days six hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days two thousand and two and in the last 365 days four thousand, seven hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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