A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. Exact location of event, longitude -155.4571686 West, latitude 19.2246666 North, depth = 10.3 km. All ids that are associated to the event: hv71011911. Unique identifier: hv71011911. The 2.87-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:03:17 / 2:03 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/06/19 / 2019-06-27 00:03:17 / June 27, 2019 @ 12:03 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.3 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kailua, Hilo, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 3 km NE of Pahala, Hawaii.
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