A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -155.4158325° West, latitude 19.2185001° North, depth = 33.02 km. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:23:48 / 8:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/02/16 / 2016-02-19 06:23:48 / February 19, 2016 @ 6:23 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 33.02 km (21 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61181546. Id of event: hv61181546.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 6 km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii.
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