A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. All ids that are associated to the event: hv70655197, us1000hckq. Unique identifier: hv70655197. The temblor was detected at 13:36:25 / 1:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -155.2070007 West, latitude 18.8631668 North, depth = 10.63 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/10/18 / 2018-10-15 23:36:25 / October 15, 2018 @ 11:36 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.63 km (7 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hawaiian Paradise Park.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days four thousand, seven hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 47 km SE of Pahala, Hawaii.
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