A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.26 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: hv61500261. Unique identifier: hv61500261. The 2.99-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:08:53 / 9:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 0.26 km, -155.5511627° West, 19.2563324° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/11/16 / 2016-11-29 19:08:53 / November 29, 2016 @ 7:08 pm.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Kalaoa.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 9 km NW of Pahala, Hawaii.
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