A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -155.3845062° West, latitude 19.2248325° North, depth = 31.51 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/03/20 / 2020-03-19 16:31:44 / March 19, 2020 @ 4:31 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: hv71436562. Event ids that are associated: hv71436562. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31.51 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:31:44 / 6:31 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo. Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 10 km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii.
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