A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.93000007 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.2000000476837 km (1 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/10/20 / 2020-10-23 11:48:34 / October 23, 2020 @ 11:48 am UTC/GMT. The 2.93000007-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:48:34 / 11:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -155.30982971191 West, latitude 19.420166015625 North, depth = 2.2000000476837 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72194231. Id of event: hv72194231.
Epicenter of the event was 41 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa, Waimea.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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