A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: hv71434502. Unique identifier: hv71434502. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 02:05:29 / March 18, 2020 @ 2:05 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.69 km (21 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.4973297 West, latitude 19.2248325 North, depth = 33.69 km. The temblor was detected at 16:05:29 / 4:05 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalaoa, Hilo, Kailua. Epicenter of the earthquake 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).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 2 km NW of Pahala, Hawaii.
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