A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61065411. Id of event: hv61065411. The temblor was picked up at 11:57:44 / 11:57 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.36 km (1 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/10/15 / 2015-10-16 21:57:44 / October 16, 2015 @ 9:57 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -155.3813324 West, latitude 19.303833 North, depth = 2.36 km.
The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalaoa, Kailua, Hōlualoa.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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