A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. The temblor was reported at 20:29:17 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61523627. Id of event: hv61523627. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.595 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -155.235° West, latitude 18.9166667° North, depth = 12.595 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/06/17 / 2017-06-12 06:29:17 / June 12, 2017 @ 6:29 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).
Every 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 three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-four 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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