A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii on Wednesday. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:15:15 / 2:15 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/05/16 / 2016-05-19 00:15:15 / May 19, 2016 @ 12:15 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.7 km (5 miles). Id of earthquake: hv61265786. Event ids that are associated: hv61265786. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.363327 West, latitude 19.3036671 North, depth = 8.7 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 55 km (34 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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