A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/04/20 / 2020-04-08 11:27:03 / April 8, 2020 @ 11:27 am. Exact location of earthquake, -155.4256592° West, 19.2334995° North, depth 30.01 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30.01 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: hv71464172. Unique identifier: hv71464172. The temblor was reported at 01:27:03 / 1:27 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalaoa, Kailua, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eighteen 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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii.
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