A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95000005 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.37000000476837 km (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/12/20 / 2020-12-21 07:28:08 / December 21, 2020 @ 7:28 am. Exact location of earthquake, -155.29383850098° West, 19.395000457764° North, depth 0.37000000476837 km. The temblor was detected at 07:28:08 / 7:28 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: hv72294617. Event ids that are associated: hv72294617.
The epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days two hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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