A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/08/19 / 2019-08-20 12:46:52 / August 20, 2019 @ 12:46 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.09 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.4743347 West, latitude 19.125 North, depth = 3.09 km. Event id: hv71097887. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv71097887. The 2.99-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:46:52 / 2:46 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 78 km (49 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hilo, Hōlualoa. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km S of Pahala, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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