A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. Exact location of event, longitude -155.4088287 West, latitude 19.2171669 North, depth = 33.38 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv71388422. Id of event: hv71388422. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:20:19 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 33.38 km (21 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/02/20 / 2020-02-18 13:20:19 / February 18, 2020 @ 1:20 pm.
The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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