A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/12/19 / 2019-12-26 17:00:12 / December 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm. The temblor was reported at 07:00:12 / 7:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -155.6756592 West, latitude 19.4903336 North, depth = -3.63 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv71293756. Id of event: hv71293756. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -3.63 km (-2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter 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 67 km (42 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: 20 km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii.
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