A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.6660004 West, latitude 19.5141659 North, depth = 3.95 km. The temblor was reported at 20:41:31 / 8:41 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.95 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/12/19 / 2019-12-23 06:41:31 / December 23, 2019 @ 6:41 am. Unique identifier: hv71289266. Ids that are associated to the event: hv71289266.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hilo (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake 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 (45 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop).
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 have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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