A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Saturday. Unique identifier: hv70521747. Ids that are associated to the event: hv70521747. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.94 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 07:28:33 / 7:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/08/18 / 2018-08-04 17:28:33 / August 4, 2018 @ 5:28 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -155.2418365 West, latitude 19.4078331 North, depth = 0.94 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-two, in the last 10 days six hundred and fifteen, in the past 30 days two thousand and one and in the last 365 days four thousand, seven hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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