A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv71455387. Id of event: hv71455387. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.02 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 21:16:01 / 9:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -155.4483337° West, latitude 19.1713333° North, depth = 35.02 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/04/20 / 2020-04-02 07:16:01 / April 2, 2020 @ 7:16 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hilo, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
Did you feel it?
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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 5 km SE of Pahala, Hawaii.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.