A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. Exact location of event, depth 1.33 km, -155.4488373° West, 19.2693329° North. All ids that are associated to the event: hv61062876. Unique identifier: hv61062876. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.33 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 15/10/15 / 2015-10-15 10:09:15 / October 15, 2015 @ 10:09 am UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:09:15 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (39 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalaoa, Kailua, Hōlualoa.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 7 km NNE of Pahala, Hawaii.
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