A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/06/17 / 2017-06-05 12:24:12 / June 5, 2017 @ 12:24 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 40.96 km, -155.4499969° West, 19.1439991° North. Id of earthquake: hv61787336. Event ids that are associated: hv61787336. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:24:12 / 2:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.96 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hilo, Hōlualoa, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 7 km SSE of Pahala, Hawaii.
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