A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Exact location of event, depth 2.9000000953674 km, -155.31533813477° West, 19.423999786377° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.9000000953674 km (2 miles). Global time and date of event 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 11:46:44 / October 24, 2020 @ 11:46 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: hv72196571. Event ids that are associated: hv72196571. The temblor was detected at 11:46:44 / 11:46 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waimea, Kailua, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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