A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/05/19 / 2019-05-23 06:03:58 / May 23, 2019 @ 6:03 am. The temblor was picked up at 20:03:58 / 8:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -155.427002 West, latitude 19.1261673 North, depth = 47.72 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.72 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: hv70965146. Event ids that are associated: hv70965146.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).
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 sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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