A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2011719 West, latitude 18.9115009 North, depth = 11.22 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.22 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.94-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:31:52 / 2:31 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/03/20 / 2020-03-24 00:31:52 / March 24, 2020 @ 12:31 am. All ids that are associated to the event: hv71442947. Unique identifier: hv71442947.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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