A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 32.08 km, -155.4069977° West, 19.2236671° North. The temblor was detected at 09:19:35 / 9:19 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv71370952. Id of event: hv71370952. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 19:19:35 / February 5, 2020 @ 7:19 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 32.08 km (20 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 65 km (41 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 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), 72 km (45 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 7 km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii.
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