A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -155.482666 West, latitude 19.2019997 North, depth = 34.92 km. Id of earthquake: hv61827736. Event ids that are associated: hv61827736. The temblor was detected at 03:22:36 / 3:22 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.92 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 13:22:36 / July 8, 2017 @ 1:22 pm.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kailua, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 0 km SW of Pahala, Hawaii.
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