A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.45 km (2 miles). Global time and date of event 22/12/19 / 2019-12-22 16:14:56 / December 22, 2019 @ 4:14 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 06:14:56 / 6:14 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv71288486. Id of event: hv71288486. Exact location, longitude -155.6674957° West, latitude 19.5146675° North, depth = 3.45 km.
Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hilo. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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