A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.47 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: hv71444117. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv71444117. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/03/20 / 2020-03-24 23:51:16 / March 24, 2020 @ 11:51 pm. Exact location of event, depth 37.47 km, -155.4513397° West, 19.2153339° North. The temblor was reported at 13:51:16 / 1:51 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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