A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. Exact location of event, longitude -155.4668274 West, latitude 19.1653328 North, depth = 33.17 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.17 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: hv70724031. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70724031. The temblor was reported at 02:29:41 / 2:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/12/18 / 2018-12-08 12:29:41 / December 8, 2018 @ 12:29 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kailua, Hilo, Hōlualoa. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days four thousand, seven hundred and eighty-four 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 4 km SSE of Pahala, Hawaii.
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