A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 38.69 km, -155.4795074° West, 19.1404991° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.69 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/02/17 / 2017-02-17 02:43:44 / February 17, 2017 @ 2:43 am. The temblor was detected at 16:43:44 / 4:43 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: hv61609466. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61609466.
The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 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 Hilo, Kailua, Hawaiian Paradise Park.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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