A minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. All ids that are associated to the event: hv71443767. Unique identifier: hv71443767. The temblor was picked up at 07:45:32 / 7:45 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 32.6 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -155.4033356° West, 19.2283325° North, depth 32.6 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/03/20 / 2020-03-24 17:45:32 / March 24, 2020 @ 5:45 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 four, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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