A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv71314162. Id of event: hv71314162. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 32.85 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/01/20 / 2020-01-02 07:42:06 / January 2, 2020 @ 7:42 am. The temblor was picked up at 21:42:06 / 9:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -155.4206696 West, latitude 19.2210007 North, depth = 32.85 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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