A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Saturday. Global time and date of event 30/05/20 / 2020-05-30 15:33:23 / May 30, 2020 @ 3:33 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.67 km (5 miles). The 2.87-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:33:23 / 3:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -155.4276733° West, latitude 19.4003334° North, depth = 7.67 km. Unique identifier: hv71535327. Ids that are associated to the event: hv71535327.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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