A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. Exact location of event, longitude -155.3926697 West, latitude 19.2176666 North, depth = 32.13 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.13 km (20 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: hv71391722. Unique identifier: hv71391722. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:53:44 / 4:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/02/20 / 2020-02-20 14:53:44 / February 20, 2020 @ 2:53 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (41 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 9 km E of Pahala, Hawaii.
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