A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii. Exact location, longitude -155.6115° West, latitude 19.4263333° North, depth = -2.79 km. Event id: hv70961731. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70961731. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -2.79 km (-2 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:41:54 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/05/19 / 2019-05-20 22:41:54 / May 20, 2019 @ 10:41 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Waimea (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days four thousand, four hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 26 km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii.
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