A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.34 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/03/16 / 2016-03-28 21:50:28 / March 28, 2016 @ 9:50 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: hv61215696. Unique identifier: hv61215696. The temblor was picked up at 11:50:28 / 11:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -155.4844971 West, latitude 19.1556664 North, depth = 33.34 km.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Kailua, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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