A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -1.68 km (-1 miles). Id of earthquake: hv71285981. Event ids that are associated: hv71285981. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/12/19 / 2019-12-20 14:48:39 / December 20, 2019 @ 2:48 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -155.6094971 West, latitude 19.4141674 North, depth = -1.68 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:48:39 / 4:48 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Waimea, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km NNW of Pahala, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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