A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.38 km (20 miles). The 2.86-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:36:12 / 2:36 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: hv71308702. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv71308702. Global time and date of event 30/12/19 / 2019-12-30 00:36:12 / December 30, 2019 @ 12:36 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -155.3919983 West, latitude 19.2110004 North, depth = 32.38 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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