A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. The temblor was picked up at 13:10:38 / 1:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/03/20 / 2020-03-23 23:10:38 / March 23, 2020 @ 11:10 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2084961 West, latitude 18.9013329 North, depth = 10.67 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.67 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv71442902. Id of event: hv71442902.
Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hawaiian Paradise Park. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 44 km SE of Pahala, Hawaii.
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