A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.75 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.17 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.75-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:54:52 / 6:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -155.5353394° West, latitude 19.2018337° North, depth = 2.17 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/03/20 / 2020-03-19 16:54:52 / March 19, 2020 @ 4:54 pm. Event id: hv71436602. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv71436602.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waikoloa Village, Hilo, Kalaoa. Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 5 km W of Pahala, Hawaii.
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