A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. The temblor was detected at 23:42:10 / 11:42 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/01/20 / 2020-01-03 09:42:10 / January 3, 2020 @ 9:42 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.25 km (21 miles). Exact location, longitude -155.4980011° West, latitude 19.2216663° North, depth = 33.25 km. Id of earthquake: hv71316147. Event ids that are associated: hv71316147.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalaoa, Hilo, Kailua. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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