A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. Exact location of event, depth 32.05 km, -155.4035034° West, 19.2093334° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv71362612. Id of event: hv71362612. The 2.98-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:48:19 / 3:48 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.05 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/02/20 / 2020-02-01 13:48:19 / February 1, 2020 @ 1:48 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 67 km (41 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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